Róisín

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Róisín
Pronunciation /rˈʃn/; Irish: [ˈrˠoːʃiːnʲ] or /rˠoːˈʃiːnʲ/
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Irish
Meaning 'little rose'
Region of origin Irish
Other names
Related names Róisín Dubh, Rose, Rosie
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Róisín, Rosheen or Roisin (/rˈʃn/; Irish pronunciation: [ˈrˠoːʃiːnʲ] or /rˠoːˈʃiːnʲ/) is an Irish female given name meaning little rose. The English equivalent is Rose, Rosaleen or Rosie.

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  • Róisín Dubh is a common Irish translation of the nationalistic poem "Dark Rosaleen" by James Clarence Mangan, and a personification of Ireland.

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