Given Name ROOS

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Dutch
PRONOUNCED: RO:S  [details]

Meaning & History

Dutch vernacular form of ROSA (1), meaning "rose" in Dutch.
VARIANTS: Rosa, Rosalie
DIMINUTIVE: Roosje
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roza, Ruzha (Bulgarian), Rozalija, Ruža, Rozika, Ružica (Croatian), Rozálie, Růžena (Czech), Rosa (Danish), Rosa, Rosalie, Rose, Rosabel, Rosabella, Rosie, Rosy (English), Rosalie, Rose, Roselle, Rosette, Rosine (French), Rosalía (Galician), Rosa, Rosalie (German), Rozália, Rózsa, Róza, Rózsi (Hungarian), Róis, Róisín, Rosheen (Irish), Rosa, Rosalia, Lia, Rosella, Rosetta, Rosina (Italian), Rosalia (Late Roman), Rozālija (Latvian), Rozalija, Rožė (Lithuanian), Roza, Rozalija, Ruzha (Macedonian), Rosa (Norwegian), Róża, Rozalia (Polish), Rosa, Rosália, Rosinha (Portuguese), Rozalia (Romanian), Roza, Rozaliya (Russian), Ruža (Serbian), Rozália (Slovak), Roza, Rozalija, Zala (Slovene), Rosa, Rosalía, Rosita (Spanish), Rosa (Swedish), Raisa, Raisel (Yiddish)

Categories

flowers, nature, plants, red
Entry updated October 30, 2011