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This is the name of the actress Rosalind Russell.
-- Anonymous User  3/8/2006
Sexy and sophisticated name! Awesome!
-- Anonymous User  6/22/2006
I think Rosalind is quite pretentious-sounding and too old-fashioned to suit a child or teenager. It makes me think of an old woman. But I think that with the right abbreviation or combined with another name, the right person with a really strong personality could update this name and make it into something fresh and modern. And of course, who wouldn't want their daughter to be named after a beautiful rose? I think this name has potential.
-- Anonymous User  8/10/2006
Somebody once told me that the name Rosalind means "snake" in another language - however I find this quite hard to believe!
-- Anonymous User  8/10/2006
Rosalind is a character in William Shakespeare's play As You Like It.
-- seethisworld  8/10/2006
For some reason I really love this name, it's just so classic.
-- O Maoileoin  9/5/2006
Rosalind Franklin was a Bristish scientist who studied DNA in the 1950's.
-- Aqua  1/30/2007
Also pronounced RAHZ-a-lind.
-- Kate  8/6/2007
I think this name is much easier to pronounce than Roslyn.
-- Honeyrose  12/22/2007
Rosalind is the name of a small inner moon of Uranus, discovered in 1986 by the Voyager 2.
-- AndrewJKD  4/13/2008
I've heard this name pronounced without the "d" at the end, i.e, "ROZ-a-lin".
-- Reina Vered  6/16/2008
I definitely want to name my daughter some form of Rosalind/Rosalyn/Rosamund/etc. but I like pronouncing not like Rahz-a-lind. I'm scared people will say it like that when coming across her and I don't want to put her through correcting everyone.
-- Circus Lullaby  1/3/2009
A famous bearer is American singer Rosalind Ashford (b. September 2, 1943). She's a soprano R&B/soul singer, best known for her work with the famed group Martha and the Vandellas.
-- AndrewJKD  7/11/2009
My name is Rosalind, and I have to say it indeed is a "heavy" name for a child or a teen. I have never really liked my name, although many people have told me they think it is beautiful. I usually go by "Roz" or my family name, Rozzie.
99.9% of people mispronounce my name, at least in the US, where I was born. I get "Roseland" "Rozlin" "Roslin", and all other variants EXCEPT for "rahzalind". Native Spanish speakers ALWAYS call me "Rosalinda", which I do not mind as much as "Roseland". Just something to think about if you are planning to name your child Rosalind! And I was named after Shakespeare's Rosalind.
-- realroz  9/12/2009
I love this name, and I'm surprised it isn't used more often.
-- -Julia-  9/27/2009
I really like this name; I think it's fresh and young-sounding, but has a deeper historical presence as well. So basically, I think this name has the best of both worlds in terms of usability. :)
-- walesgal92  5/1/2010
All "Rose" names seem to have a dual meaning and history depending on whether you associate it with the Germanic elements hrod or hros or the Latin rosa. Either way, a beautiful name, though I prefer Rosalyn.
-- britto08  10/11/2010
Rosalind is a delectably beautiful Shakespearean name that is my teenager friend's name - I envy her. It's so stupid to condemn this or any other name as an "old lady's" name - old ladies were babies once, and naming styles recycle themselves, though Rosalind has never been used enough at any one time to be dated to a particular decade - a real advantage.
It's much more stylish and classy that Rosalyn and is so perfect as a middle name as well, suiting many names and a welcome refreshing change from Rose.
-- Anonymous User  7/14/2011
A famous bearer of this name is Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson's daughter, Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson, born July 2012. :-)
-- walesgal92  10/21/2012
So pretty :) I love all the ros- names like Roslyn, Rosalie, and Rosemary!
-- Oohvintage  1/13/2013
My name is Rosalind. It is usually mispronounced along with my last name. So this is a double whammy. I get Rose a Lin, rose Lin, rarely the proper pronunciation of Rahzalind. However, I do like my name. I haven't met many with the same spelling but do tend to correct people who do not pronounce it correctly.
-- Anonymous User  6/8/2013
The name Rosalind was only given to 72 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/18/2013

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