What does Rosemary mean?

widely cultivated for its fragrant grey-green leaves used in cooking and in perfumery

What's the origin of Rosemary?


How is Rosemary pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Rosemary?

There are many possible interpretations to what naming a cat Rosemary might say about a person. Some believe that it is a sign of love and affection, while others believe that it is a sign of strength and protection.

Is Rosemary a good cat name?

Rosemary has more syllables than most cat names, but if you want to make the name shorter, you can always give your cat a nickname. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Rosemary isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Rosemary is found in these categories:

food cat names

Named after a popular herb used in cooking.

musical cat names

Named after a popular folk song, "Scarborough Fair."


Based on likes, Rosemary ranks #2,479 with users of

Rosemary is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rosemary was, over the past 30 days, the 3407th ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Rosemary is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Rosemary was viewed 13 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Rosemary:

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Meaning: Vibrant, fun-loving energy.
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