Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #225 in 2013 and #194 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From a Norman name of Germanic origins, likely made up of hrod "fame" and heid "kind, sort, type". Introduced to England in the form Roese or Rohese. Later conflated with the vernacular word "rose", and associated with the flower names that first became popular in the end of the 19th century. Also a nickname for names beginning with Rose-/Rosa-.


-(Ireland informal) A regional contestant in the annual Rose of Tralee contest.

-(Ireland informal) The winner of that year's contest.

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

-(last name -comes from the Middle English language-)

In French


-( female name), related to Rose.

In German

Origin: From Old High German rōsa.



-(heraldiccharge) The rose as used in heraldry, on a coat of arms

-( female name), a variant of Rosa