Origin of the name ROSINA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ROSINA.
Italian diminutive form of Latin Rosa
(q.v.), meaning "little rose." Usage: America, England, Ireland,
Italy, Scotland. Spanish Rosita,
French Rosine. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)
(Rosina Wheeler,) afterwards Lady Bulwer Lytton, was born in
Ireland in 1807. In 1827 she was married to Bulwer, the celebrated
novelist. She published numerous works of fiction, among which may
be named "Bianca Capello," "Cheveley, or the Man of
Honour," and "The Budget of the Bubble Family." She
died March 12, 1882.
Emmet, (Rosina,) an American artist,
born in New York city, December 13, 1854. Her twin-brother, Robert
T. Emmet, became an officer in the army. One of her designs won
Prang's thousand-dollar prize. She has illustrated various popular
books, etc. (Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and
Mythology, Thomas, 1901)