Rosemarie Name Meaning & Origin

Rosemarie

Pronunciation: ROHZ-mə-ree (key)

Origin of the name Rosemarie:

Combination of the names Rose (horse; rose) and Marie. The name became popular at a time when flower names were coming into use, and it might therefore have originated as a borrowing of the name of the herb rosemary, which is derived from the Latin ros marīnus (dew of the sea).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Rosemarie: | Edit

Melodic and timeless feminine name.

Personal experiences with the name Rosemarie: | Edit

This is my little sister's name--she is a kind, beautiful and gentle soul.

My mom's name is Rosemarie but she gets mad because people sometimes say Rosemary instead of Rosemarie, sometimes even her own mother! So she mostly goes by Rosie.

My name is Rosemarie. I'm 14 and I was born in 2001. I go by Rose to my friends and by Rosemarie to family. Yes, I have an old name, but I think its very pretty. Whenever I tell someone my name they say it's beautiful. I don't mind when people I just met call me Rosemary, but when someone that I've known forever calls me the wrong name, it kinda bothers me. I just subtly correct them

My father thought that Rosemarie was too proper a name to call a baby so instead called me Pooh Bear. As I am older I hate to be called Rosemarie but love to be called Bear. Basically whatever name you choose for your child they will love the name you use affectionately even if it isn't on their birth certificates. Also Rosemarie is so long to write but Bear in done in half a second.

Nicknames for Rosemarie: | Edit

Romy, Rosie, Rosey, Rose, Rosel (German), Rosabella, Rosebud, Rosalosa, Ro, Marie, Mare, Ro-Marie, Roro, Rosie Posie, Rolls

Meanings and history of the name Rosemarie: | Edit

Combination of the names Rose and Marie. Often given in honor of the Virgin Mary, whose flower is the rose. Very popular in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s, due to a popular folk song by the same name. It may also be spelled Rosmarie in German-speaking countries.

This name is an old fashioned Italian and Irish name, also an old fashioned catholic name as well

Famous real-life people named Rosemarie: | Edit

Rose Marie (born Rose Marie Mazetta), American actress and co-star on "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
Rosemarie DeWitt, American actress and wife of Ron Livingston
Rosemarie Ford, English dancer and actress
Rosemarie Ackermann, German high jumper
Rosemarie Trockel, German contemporary artist
Rosemarie Frankland, Welsh beauty queen
Rosmarie Waldrop, German-American poet
Rosemarie Magdalena Albach, Romy Schneider's real name, German-Austrian actress

Rosemarie in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Rose-Marie", movie with Jeanette MacDonald in the title role
"Smile a little smile for me, Rosemarie" -Smile A Little Smile For Me by The Flying Machine
"Rose Marie" by Nelson Eddy in 1935
Rosa María se fue a la playa - los Moonlights
Rosemarie Hathaway, the main character in the book series "Vampire Academy" by Richelle Mead.

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