US Popularity:17333
Other Origin(s):Indian, Persian
Meaning:Shining light, bright, famous
Roshawn is a gender-neutral name of Sanskrit, Hindi Persian origins. Most commonly deriving from Roshan, Roshawn means “shining light,” “bright,” or “famous.” This unique name represents a bouncing baby with a luminous spirit, a burst of knowledge, and an enchanting demeanor. Roshawn is also believed to be an American name formed by Rose (meaning “rose” in Latin) and Shawn (meaning “God is gracious” in Hebrew). With these abundant meanings and well-traveled roots, baby Roshawn is sure to have a bright future ahead of them.

Roshawn Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Roshawn is currently #17333 in U.S. births
Boy:Roshawn is currently #19215 in U.S. births
Girl:Roshawn is currently #26193 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2000
- 4336
from 1999
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Wisdom Library, Roshan: 1 definition

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 265, 266, 438, 522

  • Behind the Name, Roshan, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Roshawn, July 2019

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