Rosemarie Name Meaning & Origin
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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- Nicknames for Rosemarie
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
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
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
"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.