Rosanne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rosanne:
Combination name formed from the names Rose (horse; rose) and Anna (gracious, full of grace).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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In America the name is frequently associated with the television show "Roseanne," starring Roseanne Barr (for a time known as Roseanne Arnold). The titular character's lower class values, crude sense of humour and brash language have somewhat sullied the name's image.
In Commonwealth countries Rosanne is spelled with only one -E (at the end). An accepted spelling in America is "Roseanne." The names are pronounced identically.
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Roseanne Barr, comedian and actress
Rosanne Cash, singer
Roseann "Rosie" O'Donnell, actress, activist and talk show host
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Roseanne Roseannadanna, character on "Saturday Night Live" created by Gilda Radner
Roseanne Barr (also known as Roseanne Pentland, Roseanne Arnold, Roseanne Thomas, and Roseanne) starred in "Roseanne" (a sitcom, 1988-1997), The Roseanne Show (a talk show, 1998-2000) and The Real Roseanne Show (a reality show, 2003).