Rosa Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rosa:
Derived from the Spanish rosa (rose).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Rosa also means "pink" in Spanish
Rosa is a very pretty name. It's my favorite of the "Rose" names.
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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!
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Rosie Rosita Rose Ro
Rosa is also the shortened form of Rosalinda.
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Rosa Parks, civil rights activist
Rosa Gloria Chagoyan, actress and singer.
Rosa Luxemburg, early 20th-Century left-wing activist
Rosa Blasi, American actress
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"Rosa Maria se fue a la playa", salsa song
"Rosalita" -- Bruce Springsteen song
Rosa Diaz - Character from "Brooklyn99"