What does Rufus mean?
Rufus▼ has 1 more alternative form via Rufino, Russell: Russ▼.
Rufus has 1 feminine form: Rufina.Kreatif forms: Raifus, Reefus, Rufusce. [more]
How popular is Rufus?
Rufus is a very popular first name for men (#411 out of 1220, Top 34%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#19710 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Rufus for boys. Rufus reached its top rank of #110 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Rufus and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Rufus are Russ and Russell (#409 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Rufus reached its most widespread in the 1950s (adoption of 0.63%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.2%, ▼68.9%), with forms such as Rufus becoming less in vogue.
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