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Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. RUS-əl
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Meaning & History

From a Norman French nickname that meant "little red one", perhaps originally describing a person with red hair.

Related Names

VariantRussel
Other Languages & CulturesRoxas(Filipino) Roux, Rousseau, Roussel(French) Rossi, Russo, Rossini(Italian) Rojas, Rojo(Spanish)
Given Name DescendantRussell(English)

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