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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Roselle

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ro*selle"
a malvaceous plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) cultivated in the east and West Indies for its fleshy calyxes, which are used for making tarts and jelly and an acid drink.
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  1. East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
Wiktionary

rose +‎ -elle

  1. Hibiscus sabdariffa, an edible flower in the hibiscus family used to make hibiscus tea, also known as agua de jamaica or sorrel.
    I planted some in the garden so I can start making my own hibiscus tea instead of relying on processed agua de jaimaica powders.

Notable Persons Named Roselle

Queenie Padilla is an actor and actress. They were most active from 1992 to 2012. Queenie was given the name Roselle Elizabeth Sicangco Padilla on July 17th, 1991 in Manila.

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Roselle P. Nava is a Member of the Parañaque City Council from the 1st district and Member of theParañaque CityCouncil from the1st district. Roselle was born on March 28th, 1976 in Parañaque.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Roselle

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David Roselle is an academia and academic. David was given the name David Paul Roselle on May 30th, 1939 in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Amy was born in 1854. She died on November 17th, 1895.

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Bob Roselle is a hockey player. He was most active from 1970 to 1977. Bob was born on October 17th, 1950 in Montreal. Bob is also known as Roselle and Robert.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 5 5 0
1895 9 9 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 8 8 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 9 9 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 10 10 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 12 12 0
1910 16 16 0
1911 9 9 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 19 19 0
1914 33 33 0
1915 33 33 0
1916 38 38 0
1917 36 36 0
1918 33 33 0
1919 52 52 0
1920 29 29 0
1921 34 34 0
1922 32 32 0
1923 49 49 0
1924 29 29 0
1925 45 45 0
1926 27 27 0
1927 29 29 0
1928 39 39 0
1929 40 40 0
1930 21 21 0
1931 31 31 0
1932 21 21 0
1933 23 23 0
1934 19 19 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 14 14 0
1937 24 24 0
1938 23 23 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 17 17 0
1942 32 32 0
1943 18 18 0
1944 16 16 0
1945 13 13 0
1946 22 22 0
1947 18 18 0
1948 21 21 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 18 18 0
1951 20 20 0
1952 21 21 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 22 22 0
1956 35 35 0
1957 34 34 0
1958 33 33 0
1959 19 19 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 23 23 0
1962 25 25 0
1963 25 25 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 15 15 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 15 15 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 5 5 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 6 6 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 9 9 0
2006 5 5 0
2010 7 7 0
2011 6 6 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 19 19 0
2016 12 12 0

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Popularity of Roselle as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roselle U.S.
  White 84.83% 64.26%
  African American 8.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roselle

People with the last name Roselle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Roselle

  • How Popular is the name Roselle? Roselle is the 6,745th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roselle was the 27,974th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roselle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,965 babies born with the first name Roselle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roselle to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roselle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roselle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roselle is Sunday, November 12th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Roselle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roselle was in 1919 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Roselle Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roselle is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Roselle: Your name in reverse order is Ellesor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orllese. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roselle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 857 people with the last name Roselle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roselle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Roselle as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.