What does Ross mean?
Ross [ross] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Ross) is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ross is "headland, cape". A place name in Scotland. May also be derived from the Gaelic word for "red".
Ross has 1 variant: Rosse.
Affiliated girl name: Roseanne.Creative forms:
(female) Ress, Riss, ..
(male) Roris, Roro, .. Middle name pairings:
Ross Bayleigh (R.B.), ..
How popular is Ross?
Ross is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#89 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Ross (not in Top 2000) is Roseanne. Adoption of this relation of Ross reached its highest 75 years ago (#671). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Ross is pronounced similarly to Raisse, Reese▲, Rise, Roice, Ros, Rose▼, Royce, Roz and Roze. Other recommended names are Bess▼, Cass, Ess, Floss, Jess, Joss, Kass, Resi, Risa, Roba, Robi, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma▼, Romi, Romy, Rona, Roni, Rora, Rory▲, Rosa▼, Rosae, Rosai, Rosal, Rosay, Rosee, Roser, Rosey, Rosie▼, Rosio, Rosy, Roxi, Roxy, Roya, Roza, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozy, Rysa and Tess. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ross.