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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Roslyn

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  • A user from Australia says the name Roslyn is of Philippines origin and means "Goddess of friendship".
  • A user from Australia says the name Roslyn is of English origin and means "Rose".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Roslyn means "Pure Rose" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from North Carolina, United States, the name Roslyn is of Spanish origin and means "Beauty; Pretty Rose".
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Wiktionary

A variant of Rosaline inspired by the Scottish place name Roslin or Rosslyn.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A village in New York
  3. A town in South Dakota
  4. A city in Washington

Notable Persons Named Roslyn

Roslyn was born on January 9th, 1951 in Brooklyn.

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Roslyn M. Brock is a Chairperson of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Chairperson of theNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Roslyn was given the name Roslyn McCallister on May 30th, 1965 in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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Ros Kelly is a Minister for the Environment, Sport, Territories, Minister for Tourism, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Telecommunications, Aviation Support, Minister for Defence Science, Personnel, Minister for Women (Australia), Minister for the Environment (Austra. Her career lasted from 1993 to 1994. Ros was given the name Roslyn Joan Raw on January 25th, 1948.

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Roslyn was born in 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Her military service ended in 2009. Roslyn was born on March 4th, 1984 in St. Louis. Roslyn is also known as Schulte and Roslyn Littman. She passed away on May 20th, 2009.

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Rose Bygrave is a folk rock, folk music, and independent music singing, songwriter, keyboardist, and composer. She plays Piano, Keyboard instrument, and Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1980. Rose was given the name Roslyn Louise Bygrave in 1955.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Roslyn

Louis was born on July 13th, 1878 in London. He left this life in 1934.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 7 7 0
1903 10 10 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 16 16 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 17 17 0
1910 21 21 0
1911 38 38 0
1912 45 45 0
1913 65 65 0
1914 95 95 0
1915 120 120 0
1916 147 147 0
1917 170 170 0
1918 177 177 0
1919 183 183 0
1920 216 216 0
1921 233 233 0
1922 235 235 0
1923 262 262 0
1924 255 255 0
1925 250 250 0
1926 264 264 0
1927 301 301 0
1928 270 270 0
1929 226 221 5
1930 258 258 0
1931 233 233 0
1932 186 186 0
1933 145 145 0
1934 148 148 0
1935 133 133 0
1936 148 148 0
1937 121 121 0
1938 159 159 0
1939 148 148 0
1940 160 160 0
1941 172 172 0
1942 195 195 0
1943 196 196 0
1944 164 164 0
1945 180 180 0
1946 195 195 0
1947 243 243 0
1948 238 238 0
1949 221 216 5
1950 271 271 0
1951 246 246 0
1952 278 278 0
1953 234 234 0
1954 233 233 0
1955 297 297 0
1956 375 375 0
1957 335 335 0
1958 342 342 0
1959 328 328 0
1960 296 296 0
1961 308 308 0
1962 289 289 0
1963 267 267 0
1964 283 283 0
1965 281 281 0
1966 232 232 0
1967 192 192 0
1968 181 181 0
1969 200 200 0
1970 188 188 0
1971 157 157 0
1972 139 139 0
1973 141 141 0
1974 119 119 0
1975 95 95 0
1976 111 111 0
1977 117 117 0
1978 84 84 0
1979 92 92 0
1980 85 85 0
1981 87 87 0
1982 80 80 0
1983 70 70 0
1984 82 82 0
1985 74 74 0
1986 71 71 0
1987 57 57 0
1988 80 80 0
1989 66 66 0
1990 55 55 0
1991 59 59 0
1992 62 62 0
1993 72 72 0
1994 43 43 0
1995 65 65 0
1996 49 49 0
1997 40 40 0
1998 53 53 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 53 53 0
2002 34 34 0
2003 53 53 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 62 62 0
2006 66 66 0
2007 72 72 0
2008 94 94 0
2009 98 98 0
2010 113 113 0
2011 140 140 0
2012 141 141 0
2013 172 172 0
2014 189 189 0
2015 181 181 0
2016 217 217 0
2017 179 179 0

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Popularity of Roslyn as a first name

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Popularity of Roslyn as a last name

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Common last names for Roslyn

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  • Miller
  • Levine
  • Brown
  • Schwartz
  • Williams
  • Goldstein
  • Rubin
  • Silverman
  • Hoffman

Fun Facts about the name Roslyn

  • How Popular is the name Roslyn? Roslyn is the 1,814th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Roslyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,317 babies born with the first name Roslyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roslyn to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roslyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roslyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roslyn is Monday, January 9th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Roslyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roslyn was in 1956 with a total of 375 babies.
  • Random Roslyn Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roslyn is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Roslyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylsor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Olrnsy. How do you pronounce that?

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