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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 5/17/2012
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The first element of this name is derived from Polish #rościć#, which can mean "to claim, to lay claim to" as well as "to sprout". Also compare Polish #rosnąć# "to grow, to sprout, to increase", Croatian #rasti# "to grow, to increase" and Czech #růst# "to grow, to increase". The second element of this name is derived from Slavic #mir# "peace". In other words, this name is the Polish form of Rostimir.