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Thoughts on the name Rosie

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Summerwood1 Mon 18-Jan-16 14:20:04

I really like it but don't hear it very often. What do you think?

Kim82 Mon 18-Jan-16 14:26:24

I like it.

clarabellski Mon 18-Jan-16 14:27:18

I like it and shortlisted the Irish name Róisín for a girl (little rose). I know a grown up Rosie but no kids so its possibly not that common anymore, if that's what you're looking for?

Iwantakitchen Mon 18-Jan-16 14:29:15

For me it's short for Rosemary or Rosalind or Rosemund. I prefer Rosa if it's for a short name, or Rose.

Sophronia Mon 18-Jan-16 14:30:06

I like it short for Rose or one of the other Ros- names.

NuggetofPurestGreen Mon 18-Jan-16 14:31:07

My mums name so I love it smile

Junosmum Mon 18-Jan-16 14:36:59

I like it. It was on on my girls short list.

LadyB49 Mon 18-Jan-16 14:42:39

Love it. I've heard of quite a few recently, especially Emily Rose...using both names.

mrsschu Mon 18-Jan-16 14:43:05

I have a friend who is Rose, always known as Rosie, she's in her 30's. I don't know any kids with the name. I like it.

HerdOfRhino Mon 18-Jan-16 15:35:15

I like it.

It was number 33 in the popularity chart, with 1,475 girls called Rosie in 2014 (Most recent available statistics), in the UK.

Adarajames Mon 18-Jan-16 16:41:08

I know a lovely young woman called Rosie smile.

My dog is also called Rosie, she's lovely too!! grin

eatyourveg Mon 18-Jan-16 16:41:27

Our Rosie is officially a Rosa - once she got to secondary school she chose to use what she considered the more grown up version and only her family and very close friends still call her Rosie

ThroughThickAndThin01 Mon 18-Jan-16 16:42:31

I like it.

fieldfare Mon 18-Jan-16 16:56:47

I love it, that's why I named my daughter Rosina, but she's generally called Rosie or occasionally Rose (Rosie-posy, rosie-Roo etc).

MrsDarcy4092 Mon 18-Jan-16 18:05:38

I am not a fan of Rosie. I find it too sweet. Very cute on a girl under 10 and over 50 but a teenager and into adulthood i am not so sure. Only my opinion though but as everyone else loves it i thought i would offer a dfiferent view point!

There is also a really common trend at the moment to Add the name Rose to other names so i feel its been over used. Rose as name on its own is beautiful and nicknamed Rosie for however long she wants to.

Lottiedaydreambeliever2014 Mon 18-Jan-16 20:22:54

I like Rosie. I know an adult Rosie and feel it works for a child and adult.

YolandiFuckinVisser Mon 18-Jan-16 20:26:59

It's my favourite girls name. I know a couple of adult Rosies and they're awesome. My dd is a Rosie, it suits her very well

ashesandfire Mon 18-Jan-16 22:25:52

I like it but much prefer it as a nn... I think Rose, Rosa, Rosalind, Rosanna, Rosalie are all beautiful and could be shortened to Rosie. Lovely smile

crispytruffle Tue 19-Jan-16 10:04:32

I love the name Primrose so really like Rosie too.

RookieMonster Tue 19-Jan-16 10:10:10

My dd is Rosabel nn Rosie. Lovely name, IMHO ;) but I prefer Rosie as a nn rather than a standalone.

HerdOfRhino Tue 19-Jan-16 10:53:37

Oh, Primrose is lovely.

ollieplimsoles Tue 19-Jan-16 17:40:02

I'm a Rosie smile

As a child I always felt like it was a little bit too 'sweet' which I didn't like because I was a tough cookie- climbing trees and playing football :D but its an easy name to live with and I was complimented many times over it.

It gets shortened to Rose by dh and dsis

pilates Tue 19-Jan-16 18:31:34

I prefer Rose.

HeadfirstForHalos Tue 19-Jan-16 18:35:01

Dd2 is a Rosie so I love it grin

She also got called Rosie Roo, she is 10 now and all her friends call her Roo. She's only ever met one other Rosie.

Nectarines Tue 19-Jan-16 19:52:05

I love Rosie

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