Roisin pronunciation, meaning and origin of the Irish girls name.

How do you pronounce the Irish girls name Roisin?

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What does the Irish name Roisin mean?

From the Latin name Rosa and means “little rose”. Records show that the name has been in use in Ireland since the sixteenth century. When the expression of Irish patriotic poetry and song was outlawed during Ireland’s troubled and turbulent past, the Irish bards would disguise their nationalistic verse as love songs. In the figure of Roisin Dubh (“Dark Rosaleen”), a Gaelic poem translated by James Clarence Mangan in 1835, the name became a poetic symbol of Ireland, reflecting the Irish tradition of disguising outlawed patriotic verse as love songs where she is told not to be downhearted for her friends are returning from abroad to come to her aid.

What is the gender for the Irish name Roisin?

Girl | Female

Is Roisin a girls name?

Yes, Roisin is traditionally given to a girl.

How do you spell Roisin in Irish?

It is spelled “Roisin”.

How do you pronounce the Irish girls name Roisin?

It is pronounced “ro + sheen”.

What is Roisin in English?

In English Roisin is usually spelled as “Rosaleen”.

Is Roisin a common name?

Roisin has been growing in popularity in in Ireland. In 2015 it ranked #25, but had an anominly in 2021 as it fell to #430 with only nine baby girls named Roisin. Source: