Rufus

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #2692 in 2013 and #4798 in 2014.

Famous People

Rufus Wainwright (Singer), Rufus Thomas (Singer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Latin rufus ‎(“red”).

Meaning(s):

-Either of two persons mentioned in the New Testament (in Mark 15:21 and Romans 16:13).

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-), used since the seventeenth century.

In Latin

Origin: From rūfus ‎(“red, ruddy”).

Meaning(s):

-A masculine cognomen.