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Origin of the name ROSETTA.
Etymology of the name ROSETTA.
Meaning of the baby name ROSETTA.

  

ROSETTA.  Italian diminutive form of Latin Rosa (q.v.), meaning "little rose."  The French have Rosette. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  Usage: America, Australia, Italy.
    Rosetta Tharpe (d. 1973), was an African-American musician, gospel singer, and songwriter.  Rosetta Pampanini (d. 1973), was an Italian opera singer.  Rosetta "Rosie" Cammeniti, a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours. (Wiki)

Rosetta, the wicked sister of Brunetta and Blondina, the mothers of Chery and Fairstar.  She abetted the queen-mother in her wicked designs against the offspring of her two sisters, but, being found out, was imprisoned for life.—Comtesse D'Aunoy, Fairy Tales ("Princess Fairstar," 1682). (The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1899)

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