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In Swedish rosa is the colour pink.
-- Nacilme  7/27/2005
A famous bearer of this name is Rosa Parks, an African American woman who is most famous for refusing to give up her bus seat for a white man.
-- violet_eyeliner  8/20/2005
"Rosa" could have a nameday on Palm Sunday (the Sunday before Easter) - the day of flowers and willows (the names of the other trees also have a nameday).
-- iva_toneva  5/26/2006
The Latin word comes from the Greek "rodon" meaning "a flow of scent".
-- wiswina  6/3/2006
Rosa has been on the top 1000 list since the 1880's. Its most popular year was 1890's.
-- Anonymous User  9/25/2006
Rosa means pink in Spanish.
-- Keira_111  10/9/2006
I love this name. It's not too popular to be stereotypical of this age and not too old-fashioned to be out of the question; like naming someone Edna. Simple, sweet. Perfect.
-- hiya  2/23/2007
This name is so pretty!
-- Brianna Angela  8/8/2007
I absolutely love this name! It sounds longer than Roos (Dutch for Rose) but still enough like it. One of my best friends in primary school bore this name and that's were I got it from. She's the only Rosa I've met and certainley gave me a good impression of the name. If I ever have a daughter this will be her name.
-- renee06  9/10/2007
The main character of a popular Dutch series of books is called this.
-- renee06  9/10/2007
Rosa is my all-time favourite name, I much prefer it to Rose or Rosie, I think they sound too common. Rosa isn't as gentle as Rose/Rosie I know, but it sounds more confident, just that little "a" on the end. It's so pretty, I wish I was called Rosa!
-- JewellPhoenix  4/16/2008
Rosa seems as if it should be pronounced Ro-sah not Ro-zah.
-- missBridget  4/20/2008
Rosa is the German word for pink. It is also used in Germany as a name. http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Rosa
-- Undine  2/22/2009
Rosa was the name of one of the main characters in Final Fantasy IV.
-- ICEyun  2/24/2009
I love Rosa! It's so short, but so pretty!
-- baileymarissa  8/11/2009
There's an Irish form of Rosa - RĂ³ise.
-- Ailis  12/24/2009
It's also Norwegian which means 'Pink'.
-- Anonymous User  12/14/2010
I think Rosa sounds a little harsh compared to the lovely Rose. I have a good friend who's an extremely masculine basketball player with the surname "Rosa", so I always I'll think basketball players when I hear it.
-- Dawson  3/8/2011
Pretty name. And there's Rosa Luxemburg.
-- Anonymous User  3/25/2011
Rosa Bonheur (Marie-Rosalie Bonheur)(1822-1899) was a French animal painter.
-- Anonymous User  9/21/2011
Rosa is the English name of a female player character in Pokemon Black 2 and White 2.
-- dwayne1996  10/6/2012

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