Rosa History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rosa family

The surname Rosa was first found in Italy, where bearers of Rosa were found since the Middle Ages in many areas of Italy, including Venetia, Emilia and the south. The spelling variations on the name which end in "o" are mostly from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are mostly from the north. The name Rosa, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."

Early History of the Rosa family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosa research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1320, 1345, 1475, 1584, 1604, 1607, 1656, 1615, 1673 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Rosa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosa Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rosa, De Rosa, Rosas, Rosi, Di Rosa, La Rosa, Larosa, Roselli, Rosellini, Rosiello, Rosetti, Rosettini, Rosettin, Rosina, Rosini, Rosin, Rosita, Rosoni, Rosone, Roson, Rosani, Rosano, Rosan, Rosanelli, Rosatto and many more.

Early Notables of the Rosa family (pre 1700)

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosa Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Rosa migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosa Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pedro de la Rosa, who sailed to Cartagena in 1534
  • Francisco de la Rosa, who sailed to New Spain in 1535
  • Alonso de Rosa, who sailed to Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1538
Rosa Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Albert Rosa, aged 46, who landed in New York in 1721 [1]
  • Peter Rosa, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1735 [1]
Rosa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Julian DeLa Rosa, aged 7, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Domingo Rosa, aged 35, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [1]
  • Pedro DeLa Rosa, who landed in Cartagena in 1834 [1]
  • Nicolas de la Rosa, who moved to Texas in 1835
  • Nicolas DeLa Rosa, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosa (post 1700) +

  • Keno Don Hugo Rosa (b. 1951), American comic book writer and illustrator known for his stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck and other Disney characters, winner of the Eisner Award in 1995
  • Mark Della Rosa, American visual effects artist
  • Benedict D. La Rosa, American politician, Representative from Texas 20th District, 1982 [2]
  • Stephen De La Rosa, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1996 [3]
  • Roberto De La Rosa, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000 [3]
  • Mitzyn De la Rosa, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004 [3]
  • Damian De La Rosa, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Martinez, California, 2006 [3]
  • Buddy De la Rosa, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Weslaco, Texas, 2010 [3]
  • Susann Della Rosa, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1996 [4]
  • Kathy De Rosa, American politician, Mayor of Cathedral City, California; Elected 2004 [5]
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  5. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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