Given Name ROSEMARY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ROZ-mə-ree  [details]

Meaning & History

Combination of ROSE and MARY. This name can also be given in reference to the herb, which gets its name from Latin ros marinus meaning "dew of the sea". It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
VARIANT: Rosemarie
DIMINUTIVES: Romy, Romey

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Entry updated October 11, 2012