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