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The name Rosemary is of English origin, and means rosemary.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rosemary has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Rosemary
Use of the Name Rosemary for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
149,358 42,137 10,936 3,856 1,943 760 366
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rosemary has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Rosemary first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Rosemary
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18826699  
18837498  
18849127  
1885    
188672611  
188772411  
1888    
188971514  
189068916  
189188411  
189275516  
189361123  
189494712  
189565623  
189678418  
189756329  
189860829  
189966023  
190054040  
190158929  
190253537  
190346448  
190444354  
190542464  
190644062  
190738187  
190837991  
1909327123  
1910327141  
1911314158  
1912259298  
1913247385  
1914225562  
1915201820  
1916184998  
19171761,124  
19181711,257  
19191641,333  
19201411,712  
19211282,034  
19221202,169  
19231092,425  
19241062,743  
19251032,756  
1926942,899  
1927863,149  
1928882,961  
1929803,105  
1930823,150  
1931882,717  
19321002,481  
19331022,227  
19341112,132  
1935972,395  
19361122,142  
19371102,308  
1938952,678  
1939942,612  
1940852,870  
1941942,677  
1942923,002  
1943952,970  
1944992,743  
1945793,497  
1946754,468  
1947804,538  
1948903,870  
1949983,633  
19501023,455  
19511103,339  
19521312,784  
19531472,417  
19541602,192  
19551732,009  
19561762,059  
19571682,275  
19581712,215  
19591732,229  
19601812,190  
19611812,128  
19621951,934  
19632051,730  
19642141,628  
19652411,279  
19662541,123  
1967281914  
1968297873  
1969322795  
1970331797  
1971341743  
1972358616  
1973350609  
1974346627  
1975384534  
1976407496  
1977447457  
1978441454  
1979426487  
1980395575  
1981401563  
1982420530  
1983433489  
1984430489  
1985432511  
1986456472  
1987477452  
1988509432  
1989510460  
1990509471  
1991550428  
1992563417  
1993597391  
1994574400  
1995571403  
1996559416  
1997655337  
1998617390  
1999641367  
2000635393  
2001645391  
2002636399  
2003668394  
2004718366  
Totals:  149,358 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rosemary as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Rosemary appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 121 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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