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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rosalyn

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  1. A female given name, a variant of Rosaline.

Notable Persons Named Rosalyn

Roz Ryan is an actress, comedian, singer, voice actress, actor, singing, and voice acting. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Roz was given the name Rosalyn Bowen on July 7th, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Rosalyn was born on October 7th, 1958 in London, UK.

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Rosalyn Sussman Yalow was a scientist in the field of medical physics. Rosalyn was given the name Rosalyn Sussman on July 19th, 1921 in New York City, New York, U.S. She died on May 30th, 2011.

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Rosalyn was born in 1926.

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Dame Rosalyn Higgins is a judge. Dame was given the name Rosalyn C. Cohen on June 2nd, 1937.

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Rosalyn was born on November 2nd, 1960 in Durban.

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How popular is the baby name Rosalyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1899 7 7 0
1900 6 6 0
1903 14 14 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 12 12 0
1906 13 13 0
1907 14 14 0
1908 13 13 0
1909 21 21 0
1910 16 16 0
1911 18 18 0
1912 39 39 0
1913 56 56 0
1914 59 59 0
1915 108 108 0
1916 104 104 0
1917 89 89 0
1918 118 118 0
1919 133 133 0
1920 132 132 0
1921 147 147 0
1922 141 141 0
1923 146 146 0
1924 189 189 0
1925 190 190 0
1926 176 176 0
1927 192 192 0
1928 186 186 0
1929 170 170 0
1930 196 196 0
1931 161 161 0
1932 187 187 0
1933 158 158 0
1934 189 189 0
1935 152 152 0
1936 166 166 0
1937 180 180 0
1938 199 199 0
1939 243 243 0
1940 236 236 0
1941 238 238 0
1942 265 265 0
1943 250 250 0
1944 213 213 0
1945 221 221 0
1946 277 277 0
1947 270 270 0
1948 299 299 0
1949 310 310 0
1950 349 349 0
1951 369 369 0
1952 417 417 0
1953 418 418 0
1954 399 399 0
1955 423 423 0
1956 384 384 0
1957 341 341 0
1958 344 344 0
1959 334 334 0
1960 320 320 0
1961 341 341 0
1962 284 284 0
1963 308 308 0
1964 278 278 0
1965 304 304 0
1966 257 257 0
1967 245 245 0
1968 246 246 0
1969 226 226 0
1970 237 237 0
1971 226 226 0
1972 187 187 0
1973 163 163 0
1974 151 151 0
1975 124 124 0
1976 198 198 0
1977 245 245 0
1978 231 231 0
1979 220 220 0
1980 209 209 0
1981 180 180 0
1982 177 177 0
1983 150 150 0
1984 145 145 0
1985 167 167 0
1986 145 145 0
1987 140 140 0
1988 115 115 0
1989 125 125 0
1990 107 107 0
1991 113 113 0
1992 118 118 0
1993 95 95 0
1994 91 91 0
1995 89 89 0
1996 75 75 0
1997 86 86 0
1998 74 74 0
1999 85 85 0
2000 85 85 0
2001 96 96 0
2002 107 107 0
2003 96 96 0
2004 117 117 0
2005 127 127 0
2006 153 153 0
2007 113 113 0
2008 140 140 0
2009 157 157 0
2010 148 148 0
2011 159 159 0
2012 164 164 0
2013 195 195 0
2014 270 270 0
2015 223 223 0
2016 281 281 0
2017 294 294 0

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Popularity of Rosalyn as a first name

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Common last names for Rosalyn

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Cohen
  • Jones
  • Lewis
  • Thompson
  • Schwartz
  • Gordon

Fun Facts about the name Rosalyn

  • How Popular is the name Rosalyn? Rosalyn is the 1,650th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rosalyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 20,906 babies born with the first name Rosalyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosalyn to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosalyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rosalyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosalyn is Saturday, March 3rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Rosalyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosalyn was in 1955 with a total of 423 babies.
  • Random Rosalyn Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosalyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Rosalyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylasor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olrsyan. How do you pronounce that?

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