Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a Pre-Raphaelite painter and poet.
Origins: May be the short form of Durante which means enduring. Some notable bearers of this name are Dante Alighieri and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Usage: The name is currently ranked #265 in U.S. popularity charts.
Dante is a great name with a lot of history and notable namesakes.
Meaning: Exact meaning unknown. It could come from the Celtic words for bear and man/king.
Origin: Popular tales from the 6th century. He was the mythological king of the Britons. There is still a debate over whether he was an actual person.
Usage: Arthur has been used as a names for centuries. It is currently ranked 338 in the U.S. popularity chart. It is also enjoying popularity in many other European countries particularly Belgium (#6) and France (#12).
Arthur is a wonderful name with a long history and great mythological background.
Rose-The most obvious rose name. Rose has always been a popular choice. It remained in the top 100 from the 1880s to 1960. It is currently ranked at 291 in the popularity charts. Is a popular middle name option for many parents.
Rosa- The Spanish-Italian version of Rose which has remained on the popularity charts for 133 years!
Rosamund/Rosamond – Maybe German for Horse protection, pure rose, or Rose of the world (Rosa Mundi). Rosamund was the name of Henry II’s mistress, supposedly a legendary beauty.
Rosalind- Shakespearean name.
Rosalia- Italian/Spanish name. Dates back to Roman times, Rosalia was a festival held in the spring in honor of the Roman goddess Flora.
Rosalie- French variation of Rosalia. Rosalie is slowly regaining its popularity and is ranked #548 in the popularity charts.