Ross - Meaning Of Ross, What Does Ross Mean?

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Ross Meaning


What does Ross mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Ross is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Ross is "from the peninsula".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "rowan".

Ross is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Ross.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 1003 in baby name popularity for boys with 193 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Ross Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ross has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ross to other names.


The names Rossalyn, Rosselyn, Rosslyn, Rosslynn are all forms of Ross.

Ross falls into the landform name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Ross in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Ross in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Ross in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Ross Numerology page.

Ross Numerology
Ross in Hieroglyhics
Ross in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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