Surname ROUX

SOURCE: Nickname
USAGE: French

Meaning & History

Derived from Old French ros meaning "red", from Latin russus, a nickname for a red-haired person.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Rousseau, Roussel
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Russel, Russell (English), Roxas (Filipino), Rossi, Russo, Rossini (Italian), Rojas, Rojo (Spanish)
Entry updated July 11, 2018