Rosemarie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rosemarie
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).
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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.
- Nicknames for Rosemarie: | Edit
Rosie, Rosey, Rose, Rosel (German), Rosabella, Rosebud, Rosalosa, Ro, Marie, Mare, Ro-Marie
- 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 in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Rose-Marie", movie with Jeanette MacDonald in the title role