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Boy Names Ending with -rus

Rus ending baby names and what they mean, with 27 results. -rus names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names is at its most widespread presently (ADOPTION OF 0.05%). Cyrus (#389) is the most trendy birth name in this list, while Crus (TOP 27%) and Barus (72%) are familiar -rus last names.

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Ambrus - Prosperus | Siorus - Zephirus

Ambrus - Prosperus

Var. of Ambrose. Derivative of Greek element. "Immortal." Popular as last name, and Ambrus (UPPER 45%) is similar to common -us last names Altus (UPPER 75%), Asmus (9%).

Form of Christopher. Derived fr. Greek language. "Bearing Christ." Christoforus is unique as a baby name.

From Latin language. "Lock of hair." Not that popular as a birth name.


Root fr. Greek word. "Lord." Adoption of Cyrus as a boys' name in 2018 was 12.8% more than the year before. See also Cruz.

Var. of Desiderio. Derived fr. Latin word. "Desired." Desiderus is irregularly used as a given name.

Var. of Emery. Root fr. Old German element. "Brave power." Emerus is rarely used as a children's name.

Based on Greek language. A philosopher of great influence, who .. Outside Top 2000.

Form of Firoz. From Arabic. "Victorious." Scarce as a children's name, but Firus is comparable to the more conventional Faris. See also Faruq.

Var. of Florent. Stems fr. Old French. "In flower." Compare surnames Flores (TOP 1%), Flors (95%).

Form of Hesperos. Based on Greek language. "Evening; evening star." Not much used as a boys' name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -rus names: Cyrus, Jairus, Lazarus

Var. of Homer. Based on Greek word. "Hostage." Homerus is not a Top 2000 name.

Icarus, var. Ikarus
Origin fr. Greek. .. Icarus was the son of Daedalus .. Not in Top 2000.

Var. of Isidore. Source fr. Greek language. "Gift of Isis." Isidorus was not among 2018's Top names.


Form of Jairo. Source fr. Spanish language. Variant of Jairus. A moderately offbeat baby name. See also Jaris.

Based on Hebrew language. "God enlightens." Jairus is scarce as a male name. See also Jaris.

Var. of Calogero. Derived fr. Italian element. "Fair old age." Kalogerus is not frequently used as a boys' name.

Var. of Kalogeros. Derivative of Greek word. "Lovely old age." Kalogerus was not a Top birth name in 2018.


Based on Hebrew word. "God is my help." Lazarus is an atypical masculine name, appearing commonly (TOP 5%) as a last name.

Form of Maurice. Source fr. Latin. "Dark-skinned, Moorish." Malrus and Marus are creative variations. See also Marius.

Var. of Prosper. Source fr. Latin word. "Fortunate." Prosperus was not among 2018's Top names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -rus names for boys.

1. Ambrus - Prosperus
Ambrose [Ambrus], Christopher [Christoforus], Cirrus, Cyrus, Desiderio [Desiderus], Emery [Emerus], Epicurus, Firoz [Firus], Florent [Florus], Hesperos [Hesperus], Homer [Homerus], Icarus [Ikarus], Isidore [Isidorus], Jairo [Jairus], Jairus, Calogero [Kalogerus], Kalogeros [Kalogerus], Lazarus, Maurice [Maurus], Prosper [Prosperus]

George [Siorus], Taurus, Tavaris [Tevarus], Theodore [Theodorus], Thor [Tyrus], Tyrus, Zephyr [Zephyrus, Zephirus]

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