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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ROZ-mə-ree
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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.
VariantRosemarie
DiminutivesRomy, Romey

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actresses, Ashita no Nadja characters, City Hunter characters, combinations, Discworld characters, flora, flowers, Gone with the Wind characters, green, herbs, horror, ocean, plants, Redwall characters, song titles, spices, water, weather, word names
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute