Gender Feminine
Usage Irish
Pronounced Pron. ro-SHEEN
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Róis or the Irish word rós meaning "rose" (of Latin origin). It appears in the 17th-century song Róisín Dubh.

Related Names

VariantRosheen
Other Languages & CulturesHrodohaidis, Rothaid(Ancient Germanic) Roza, Ruzha(Bulgarian) Rosa(Catalan) Rozalija, Ruža, Rozika, Ružica(Croatian) Rozálie, Růžena(Czech) Rosa(Danish) Roos, Rosa, Rosalie, Roosje(Dutch) Rosa, Rosalie, Rose, Rosalee, Rosie, Rosy(English) Rósa(Faroese) Rosa(Finnish) Rosalie, Rose, Roselle, Rosette, Rosine(French) Rosalía(Galician) Rosa, Rosalie(German) Rozália, Rózsa, Róza, Rozina, Rózsi(Hungarian) Rós, Rósa(Icelandic) Rosa, Rosalia, Lia, Rosella, Rosetta, Rosina(Italian) Rosalia(Late Roman) Rozālija(Latvian) Rozalija, Rožė(Lithuanian) Roza, Rozalija, Ruža, Ruzha(Macedonian) Rohese, Rohesia, Royse(Medieval English) Rosa(Norwegian) Róża, Rozalia(Polish) Rosa, Rosália, Rosinha(Portuguese) Rozalia(Romanian) Roza, Rozaliya(Russian) Ruža, Ružica(Serbian) Rozália, Ružena(Slovak) Rozalija, Zala(Slovene) Rosa, Rosalía, Rosita(Spanish) Rosa(Swedish) Raisa, Raisel(Yiddish)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022