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pinWhat does Ross mean?

Ross /ross/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ross) is pronounced ros. It 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". Presidential candidate Ross Perot.


pinVariations

Ross has 4 variants: Rosse, Rossell, Rossiter and Rosston.

Affiliated boy name: Roscoe.

Ross has 1 feminine form: Roseanne.

Kreatif forms: Roross, Rossri, Rossro. [more]

pinHow popular is Ross?

Ross is a very prominent first name for males (#282 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#89 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ross for boys. Ross was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #143 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ross name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ross outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Ross and affiliated names. The only other popular varying form of Ross is Roscoe. Adoption of these relations of Ross was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (average #141) and is now much lower. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ross, Roscoe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ross outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Ross is pronounced similarly to Ras, Rees, Reis, Rhys, Ries and Russ. Other recommended similar baby names are Joss, Moss, Roch, Rock, Rog, Rosco, Rush and Russo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ross.

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