Rosie

June 10, 2015 § 3 Comments

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Rosey ” / “Rosy“; diminutive of “Rose“, “Rosa“, names beginning with “Ros-“, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Rohese, Rohesia, Ros, Rosa, Rosabel, Rosaleen, Rosalie, Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosamond, Rosamonde, Rosamund, Rosanne, Rose, Roselin, Roselind, Rosella, Roselle, Rosemond, Rosemund, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosey, Rosina, Rosine, Rosita, Roslyn, Rosy, Royse, Roz, Roza, Rozelle, Rozie, Rozy, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Rosie Pearl, Lily’s adored mother in Sleeping Arrangements, by Laura Cunningham (published 1989, set in the 1950s).

WRITERS:
Rosie Boycott (b. 1951), English activist and journalist.
Rosie Harris (b. 1925), pen name of Welsh romance author Marion Rose Harris.
Rosie Malek-Yonan (b. 1965), Assyrian activist, actress, author, and director.
Rosie O’Donnell (b. 1962), American actress, author, comedian, and media personality.
Rosie Rushton (b. 1946), English novelist and non-fiction writer.
Rosie Scott (b. 1948), Australian-New Zealander novelist.
Rosie Thomas (b. 1947), pen name of Welsh journalist and romance author Janey King.
Rosie Goldschmidt (R.G.) Waldeck (1898-1982), German-American author also known as “Rosa Waldeck”.

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