Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #532 in 2013 and #575 in 2014.

Famous People

Rosemary Clooney (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Rosemary Murphy (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Rosemary Forsyth (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Rosemary DeCamp (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Rosemary Rogers (Writer), Rosemary Lane (Movie Actress), Rosemary Rice (TV Actress), Rosemary Kirstein (Writer)


In English

Origin: A combination of Rose and Mary, referring to the flower as a symbol of Virgin Mary, first recorded in the eighteenth century. It is found in continental Europe as Rosemarie and Rosa Maria. After mid-nineteenth century when flower names became common it may also refer to the herb rosemary, Latin ros marinus "dew of the sea".


-( female name -comes from the Latin language-).