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Rufous meaning and name origin

Rufous \r(u)-fous\ as a boy's name is a variant of Rufus (Latin), and the meaning of Rufous is "red-haired".

The baby name Rufous sounds like Ruffus, Reeves and Rives. Other similar baby names are Rinus, Ramos, Remus, Rochus, Ross, Rufaro, Rufino, Russ and Sofus.

Popularity of Rufous

Rufous is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Rufous compared with its source form and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Rufous only.

Popularity of name Rufous
Popularity of Rufous