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GenderFeminine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and heid "kind, sort, type" (see ROSE).
VariantRothaid
Other Languages & CulturesRosa, Rose, Rosabel, Rosabella, Rosie, Rosy English Rohese, Rohesia, Royse Medieval English

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 903

Categories

flowers, nature, plants, red
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute