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Opinions on Rosalie?

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Walshie123 Fri 12-Feb-16 16:54:32

Saw this name on TV, never knew it was a 'real' name! Opinions?

OddSocksHighHeels Fri 12-Feb-16 17:15:21

I like it smile

Lexipedia Fri 12-Feb-16 17:23:08

Love it. It was top of my shortlist. Then I had a boy.

FunkyPeacock Fri 12-Feb-16 17:25:00

I've always liked it - only every known one IRL

Tartyflette Fri 12-Feb-16 17:25:30

It's lovely. And fairly timeless.

Lolimax Fri 12-Feb-16 17:26:27

I know a couple...they all call themselves Ros. What does that tell you? I think it's a pretty name, they obviously disagree!

CPtart Fri 12-Feb-16 17:46:02

Prefer Roseanne.

Sophronia Fri 12-Feb-16 18:10:48

Not keen. I prefer Rosalind.

AuntJane Sat 13-Feb-16 10:45:15

I used to know a wonderful Rosalie, but for an option try Rosalind, Rosamund or just Rosa.

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 13-Feb-16 10:47:51

It's a bit wet and sounds too much like Rosie Lee which is Cockney rhyming slang for cup of tea.

Gracey79 Sat 13-Feb-16 10:52:44

I like it but would assume a twilight connection as it's the only time I've heard it

misshornblowerwouldbuyit Sat 13-Feb-16 10:54:59

I like it, there's a Rosalie in Grimm & she rocks!

cornwallsharon Sat 13-Feb-16 11:04:33

I really like it, but it's likely to get shortened to Rosie I guess which is pretty popular. It does make me think of Twilight too, but I don't think that's a real reason not to use it. I think it's feminine but not too little girly.

MamaMotherMummy Sun 14-Feb-16 12:44:57

No substance to it. Just pretty for pretty's sake.

RosalieDene Sun 14-Feb-16 12:47:52

I love the name Rosalie (as you might see from my NN) - It's the name of a character in the chalet school books and is top of my list if I ever have a daughter!

Angeladelight Sun 14-Feb-16 12:52:40

I think it's a lovely name, somewhat unusual without being too "out there".

WinterWinnie Sun 14-Feb-16 19:47:21

I like it - I like the NN Rosie too

TrinityForce Sun 14-Feb-16 19:49:05

It's dutch! and was in the top 100 there a few years ago.

There's also a dutch book "klein rosalie iz ziek" for kids.

It's a lovely name, but even with dutch DP I can't use it because of the twilight connection. It'd be all anyone in the UK would know it from.

DeffoJeffo Mon 15-Feb-16 20:04:03

This is my middle name! Agree that it's unusual without being too "out there". I really didn't like it when I was growing up (sorry) for two reasons - 1) it was just a bit too girlie/pretty and I was a bit of a tom boy and 2) people often think it's "Rosa-Lee" which is just annoying! Saying that, it's grown on me now and I like the nickname Rosie for a first name smile

redvelvet215 Tue 16-Feb-16 16:47:32

I think its gorgeous smile so pretty and feminine

EverybodyHatesATourist Tue 16-Feb-16 18:28:44

I like it but I'm an old rocker and it's a Thin Lizzy song.

ThomasRichard Tue 16-Feb-16 18:30:58

I know a small Rosalie.

I personally prefer Rosamund but I wouldn't consider Rosalie as 'out there' or associate the name with Twilight.

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