Rosemary

Rosemary - A very unique female name



  Jun 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rosemary, meaning the rosemary plant, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #326. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rosemary and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rosemary? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rosemary. The baby girl name Rosemary was given to 413 baby girls in 2012, ranking #623 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,422 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rosemary peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1946 on position 74.



Famous with this name

Rosemary Harris
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Rosemary is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rosemary is currently topping the baby name charts in Kansas at position #422 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,131.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rosemary is where you live.


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Rosemary origin and meaning

Rosemary is a 8 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means the rosemary plant. To see famous people named Rosemary, pop culture references for the name Rosemary and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rosemary

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rosemary, sorted by popularity.

Rosemarie / Rosamaria / Rosemari / Rosmery / Rosemaria /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012623
2011658
2010711
2009726
2008748
2007736
2006720
2005718
2004713
2003667
2002633
2001628
2000641
1999638
1998621
1997649
1996583
1995573
1994578
1993606
1992560
1991551
1990510
1989521
1988524
1987476
1986471
1985435
1984434
1983433
1982421
1981402
1980392
1979430
1978456
1977449
1976416
1975392
1974352
1973352
1972361
1971346
1970333
1969322
1968297
1967280
1966254
1965243
1964214
1963204
1962195
1961181
1960181
1959173
1958171
1957168
1956176
1955171
1954160
1953147
1952130
1951109
1950101
194998
194890
194780
194674
194579
194498
194395
194293
194195
194085
193994
193895
1937110
1936111
193598
1934111
1933103
1932101
193188
193082
192981
192888
192786
192696
1925103
1924106
1923110
1922120
1921129
1920141
1919165
1918171
1917178
1916184
1915200
1914227
1913244
1912263
1911312
1910326

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kansas422
Kentucky441
Alabama452
Massachusetts457
Nevada466
Michigan481
New York495
Tennessee511
Illinois525
Washington531
California534
North Carolina560
Minnesota567
Arizona592
Texas626
Ohio660
Utah663
Maryland684
Colorado688
Indiana708
Pennsylvania718
Wisconsin761
Georgia805
Florida976
Virginia981
New Jersey1131

Even more about Rosemary


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rosemary a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rosemary?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1946
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rosemary
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,422
Letter count 8
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +413

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