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TypeSurname (from nickname)
UsageFrench

Meaning & History

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

Related Names

VariantsRousseau, Roussel
Other Languages & CulturesRussel, Russell English Roxas Filipino Rossi, Russo, Rossini Italian Rojas, Rojo Spanish
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute