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Rufus Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Rufus is of Latin and Roman origin.

The meaning of Rufus is "red haired".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4798 in baby name popularity for boys with 20 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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