Top 100 baby names number 65

I thought it would be fun to look at the top 100 boys and girls names from last year.  I am doing a series on these with their meanings. Enjoy!

Today we have numbers 65 -  Rose and Harvey.  

Rose (Latin) 

 Would not a Rose by any other name still be one of the world's most popular flowers?

Would not a Rose by any other name still be one of the world's most popular flowers?

"Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." as Gertrude Stein so famously wrote. From the Latin, 'rosa' this pretty name is as perennial as its thorny namesake. 

 

Harvey (Breton - French)

 Does your little Harvey have a will of steel?

Does your little Harvey have a will of steel?

Harvey either means 'battle-worthy' or 'blazing iron' depending on where you look. Either way it's a name of Breton origin which came to England on the heels of the Norman conquest.