Given Name ROSALINE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RAWZ-ə-lien, ROZ-ə-leen  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval variant of ROSALIND. This is the name of characters in Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour's Lost' (1594) and 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596).

Categories

animals, beauty, flowers, horses, medieval, nature, pink, plants, red, Shakespearian characters
DIMINUTIVES: Ros, Roz
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roslindis (Ancient Germanic), Rosalinda (Italian), Rosalina (Portuguese), Rosalina, Rosalinda (Spanish)
Entry updated October 11, 2012