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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. RO-zə-mənd
, RAHZ-ə-mənd
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements hros "horse" and mund "protection". The Normans introduced this name to England. It was subsequently influenced by the Latin phrase rosa munda "pure rose". This was the name of the mistress of Henry II, the king of England in the 12th century. She was possibly murdered by his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
VariantRosamond
DiminutivesRos, Roz
Other Languages & CulturesRosmunda(Ancient Germanic) Rosemonde(French)

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