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First Name
79k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
265
in the U.S.
in 2010

Rosie

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 106 106 0
1881 85 85 0
1882 140 140 0
1883 115 115 0
1884 152 152 0
1885 142 142 0
1886 133 133 0
1887 162 162 0
1888 211 211 0
1889 239 239 0
1890 238 238 0
1891 264 264 0
1892 249 249 0
1893 242 242 0
1894 288 288 0
1895 327 322 5
1896 314 314 0
1897 339 339 0
1898 330 330 0
1899 332 332 0
1900 576 576 0
1901 330 330 0
1902 417 417 0
1903 423 423 0
1904 468 468 0
1905 500 500 0
1906 497 497 0
1907 516 511 5
1908 502 502 0
1909 604 604 0
1910 736 736 0
1911 643 643 0
1912 793 793 0
1913 752 744 8
1914 968 957 11
1915 992 975 17
1916 1,035 1,030 5
1917 1,105 1,099 6
1918 1,203 1,190 13
1919 1,404 1,398 6
1920 1,403 1,396 7
1921 1,322 1,313 9
1922 1,390 1,385 5
1923 1,409 1,395 14
1924 1,489 1,482 7
1925 1,523 1,515 8
1926 1,505 1,491 14
1927 1,581 1,560 21
1928 1,398 1,385 13
1929 1,387 1,366 21
1930 1,356 1,344 12
1931 1,216 1,206 10
1932 1,329 1,313 16
1933 1,196 1,184 12
1934 1,254 1,238 16
1935 1,206 1,189 17
1936 1,123 1,107 16
1937 1,134 1,125 9
1938 1,200 1,193 7
1939 1,171 1,160 11
1940 1,141 1,120 21
1941 1,119 1,105 14
1942 1,125 1,112 13
1943 1,142 1,127 15
1944 1,096 1,088 8
1945 1,102 1,096 6
1946 1,190 1,181 9
1947 1,208 1,208 0
1948 1,160 1,153 7
1949 1,214 1,214 0
1950 1,114 1,105 9
1951 1,086 1,086 0
1952 1,004 1,004 0
1953 1,006 1,000 6
1954 1,070 1,065 5
1955 1,031 1,031 0
1956 1,013 1,008 5
1957 993 985 8
1958 922 917 5
1959 806 806 0
1960 753 744 9
1961 677 677 0
1962 609 602 7
1963 587 581 6
1964 540 540 0
1965 471 471 0
1966 381 381 0
1967 341 341 0
1968 290 290 0
1969 294 294 0
1970 255 255 0
1971 262 262 0
1972 234 234 0
1973 226 226 0
1974 152 152 0
1975 166 166 0
1976 164 164 0
1977 179 179 0
1978 162 162 0
1979 162 162 0
1980 154 154 0
1981 162 162 0
1982 156 156 0
1983 131 131 0
1984 137 137 0
1985 120 120 0
1986 119 119 0
1987 99 99 0
1988 121 121 0
1989 123 123 0
1990 157 157 0
1991 115 115 0
1992 118 118 0
1993 118 118 0
1994 110 110 0
1995 131 131 0
1996 128 128 0
1997 147 147 0
1998 144 144 0
1999 107 107 0
2000 98 98 0
2001 105 105 0
2002 122 122 0
2003 106 106 0
2004 103 103 0
2005 114 114 0
2006 123 123 0
2007 128 128 0
2008 138 138 0
2009 137 137 0
2010 126 126 0
2011 134 134 0
2012 223 223 0
2013 294 294 0
2014 325 325 0
2015 364 364 0

Fun Facts about the name Rosie

  • How many people with the first name Rosie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 79,148 babies born with the first name Rosie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosie to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 106 new born babies.
  • When was Rosie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosie is Monday, March 25th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Rosie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosie was in 1927 with a total of 1,560 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rosie!
  • Random Rosie Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosie ranks 63rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 70 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Rosie: Your name in reverse order is Eisor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oeisr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rosie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 265 people with the last name Rosie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rosie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rosie as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Rosie as a last name

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Common last names for Rosie

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • White
  • Robinson
  • Wilson
  • Green
  • Walker
  • Thompson
  • Lewis
  • Allen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rosie U.S.
  White 87.17% 64.26%
  African American 7.55% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rosie

People with the last name Rosie are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rosie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rosie as well as things modernly associated with the name Rosie such as celebrities named Rosie.

English

Origin and Meaning of Rosie

The name "Rosie" is of English origin, and it means "Rose Flower". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of Rose, Rosemary and of other female names related to the rose. Also used as a formal given name.
  2. (US, informal) A female factory worker during World War II (after the 1942 song Rosie the Riveter).

Notable Persons With the Name Rosie

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is a model, actress, model (people), and actor. Rosie was given the name Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley on April 18th, 1987 in Plymouth, Devon, England. Rosie is also known as Huntington, Rosie; Huntington-Whiteley, and Rosie Alice (birth name).

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Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell is a television personality, comedian, actress, and author. She has been prominent since 1979. Rosie was given the name Roseann O'Donnell on March 21st, 1962 in Commack, New York, U.S.

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Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez is an actress, dancer, choreographer, director, activist, author, and activism. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Rosie was given the name Rosa Maria Perez on September 6th, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Rosie is also known as Rosa Maria Serrano.

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Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones is a famous somebody. Rosie was born on July 19th, 1990 in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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Rosie Marcel

Rosie Marcel is a famed individual. Rosie was given the name Rosie Ellen Celine Marcel on May 6th, 1977 in Roehampton, South West London, UK. Rosie is also known as Ellen and Celleen.

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Rosie Batty

Rosie Batty is a famed somebody. Rosie was given the name Rosemary Anne Batty on February 9th, 1962 in Laneham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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  • Rosie Roff
    (notable somebody)
  • Rosie Boycott
    (journalist)
  • Rosie Malek-Yonan
    (actress)
  • Rosie Thomas
    (musician)
  • Rosie Swale-Pope
    (writer)
  • Rosie Cooper
    (for West Lancashire)
  • Rosie Napravnik
    (jockey)
  • Rosie Westmore
    (important human)
  • Rosie White
    (soccer player)
  • Rosie McCorley
    (Northern Ireland)
  • Rosie Ledet
    (musician)
  • Rosie Tran
    (comedian)
  • Rosie Vanier
    (musician)
  • Rosie Sutton
    (soccer player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rosie

Rosie Pope

Rosie Pope is a fashion designer, maternity concierge, tv personality, dancer, and model. Her ongoing career started in 2008. Rosie was given the name Rosie on January 1st, 1980 in London.

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Ntjam Rosie

Ntjam Rosie is an important somebody. Ntjam was born on March 18th, 1983 in Cameroon. Ntjam is also known as Ntjamrosie (till 2010).

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Rosie

Rosie is an important person.

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Claudiu Roşie

Claudiu Roşie is an athlete for the CSM Lugoj.

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What does the name Rosie mean?

Ris for respect, earned through your actions

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Sis for sweetheart, you really are!

Iis for imagination, never be afraid to share your ideas

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

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