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I don't like this spelling. I prefer Rosaline.
Kitandkat  6/12/2018
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In the "Dark Rosaleen" poem, the title character is a pretty obvious personification of Catholic Ireland and the poem is a rallying call for resistance to British rule. Rosaleen is sick, and can be revived with "wine from the Pope", for instance.
Anneza  4/17/2013
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Rosaleen is my favorite "Rose" name. I think it isn't too simple, too popular, sounds feminine, and also sounds mature enough.
Milena Scialfa  12/31/2009
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Rosaleen was the maid of Lily in "The Secret Life of Bees".
Milena Scialfa  12/31/2009
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I know a few people named this, and all of them say their name like ROSE-ah-leen. I've never heard the other pronunciation, and honestly, I don't think it's as pretty.
Lizdebiz  7/27/2007
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Since the 1880's Rosaleen hasn't appeared on the top 1000 list.
― Anonymous User  9/25/2006
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Actually pronounced Rose-a-leen. The Gaelic version, RÓISÍN, pronounced Rosh-een.
crumpaleen  5/10/2006
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Rosaleen was the name of the main character in Neil Jordan's Red Riding Hood adaption "The Company of Wolves".
sodivine  7/26/2005

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