What does Rufus mean?
The meaning of Rufus is "red haired".
Rufus is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ru-fus.
The Given Name Rufus
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Some famous bearers of this name include: Rufus of Metz, and Rufus Scrimgeour.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,792 in baby name popularity for boys with 43 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
The trend's your friend. See how Rufus has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Rufus Name Popularity Page.
Rufus Related Names
- Rufus ~ Biblical Character (Mark 15:21, Rom. 16:13), Saint
- Rufus of Metz ~ Saint
- Rufus Scrimgeour ~ Harry Potter character
- Rufus Sewell ~ Actor
Rufus Name Fun
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