What does Rousseau mean?
Rousseau [rousseau] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Rousseau is "little red-haired one". Related to Russell. Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an 18th-century French philosopher whose writings influenced the French and American Revolutions.
1 more different relation via Russell: Russel▼.Creative forms:
(male) Raseau, Ruseau, ..
(female) Rousah, Roussean, .. Middle name pairings:
Rousseau Keelan (R.K.), ..
How popular is Rousseau?
Rousseau is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4185 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Russel and Russell (#403 a year ago) are the popular varying forms of Rousseau (outside Top 2000). These forms of Rousseau were popular 105 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and are now much less common, with forms like Russel becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Dureau, Juneau, Rislea (see Risley), Roshan, Ross▼, Rosscoe, Rosse, Rosselin, Rossell, Rosslyn, Rosston, Rourke, Rowlea, Russ▼, Russton, Rustan and Rusten. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rousseau.See names in meaning and etymology.