Gender Feminine
Scripts Ружа(Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. ROO-zha(Croatian, Serbian)
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Meaning & History

Means "rose" in Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian, a cognate of Rosa 1. In Macedonian, ружа is an alternate form of the word роза (roza).

Related Names

VariantsRozalija(Croatian) Roza, Ruzha, Rozalija(Macedonian)
DiminutivesRužica(Croatian) Ružica(Serbian)
Other Languages & CulturesRoza, Ruzha(Bulgarian) Rosa(Catalan) Rozálie, Růžena(Czech) Rosa(Danish) Roos, Rosa, Rosalie, Roosje(Dutch) Rosa, Rosalie, Rose, 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) Róise, Róis, Róisín, Rosheen(Irish) Rosa, Rosalia, Lia, Rosella, Rosetta, Rosina(Italian) Rosalia(Late Roman) Rozālija(Latvian) Rozalija, Rožė(Lithuanian) Rosa(Norwegian) Róża, Rozalia(Polish) Rosa, Rosália, Rosinha(Portuguese) Rozalia(Romanian) Roza, Rozaliya(Russian) Rozália, Ružena(Slovak) Rozalija, Zala(Slovene) Rosa, Rosalía, Rosita(Spanish) Rosa(Swedish) Raisa, Raisel(Yiddish)

Name Days

Croatia: March 6
Croatia: August 23
Croatia: October 7

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Entry updated January 21, 2022