Rosa Name Meaning & Origin

Rosa

Pronunciation: ROH-zə (key)

Origin of the name Rosa:

Derived from the Spanish rosa (rose).

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Comments and insights on the name Rosa: | Edit

Rosa also means "pink" in Spanish

Rosa is a very pretty name. It's my favorite of the "Rose" names.

Personal experiences with the name Rosa: | Edit

My Great Great Grandmother's name was Rosa she was Romanian. Her Husband's name was Ingot he died in a Nazi Concentration Camp im not sure if she died before that or what happend to her. I am partaly named after her, my middle name is Rose witch is my Mom's favorite flower.

Every Rosa I have known has been warm, kind and caring. While it is a traditionally Hispanic name, I could definitely imagine Rosa crossing over and becoming a more mainstream and younger name in the U.S.

Also an Italian name!

Nicknames for Rosa: | Edit

Rosie Rosita Rose Ro
Rosa is also the shortened form of Rosalinda.
Rosie Posie
Princess

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Famous real-life people named Rosa: | Edit

Rosa Parks, civil rights activist
Rosa Gloria Chagoyan, actress and singer.
Rosa Luxemburg, early 20th-Century left-wing activist

Rosa in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Rosa Maria se fue a la playa", salsa song
"Rosalita" -- Bruce Springsteen song
Rosa Diaz - Character from "Brooklyn99"

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