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pinWhat does Rusty mean?

Rusty /ru-sty/ as a boys' name is pronounced RUS-tee. It is of English origin. Nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion; also a short form or nickname for names like Russell and Ruston.


pinVariations

Rusty has 1 variant: Rustyn.

Related boy name: Sandy.

Rusty has 6 more different relations via Russell, Ruston: Russ, Russel, Russton, Rustan, Rusten and Rustin.

Kreatif forms: Raysty, Roosty, Rosty. [more]

pinHow popular is Rusty?

Rusty is a somewhat popular first name for men (#626 out of 1220, Top 51%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Rusty for boys. Rusty was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #387 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Popular variation forms of Rusty are Russ, Russel, Russell (#409 in 2014) and Sandy. Other variants, like Russton, are seldom used. These forms of Rusty were favored during 1960-1969 (average #455) and have become significantly less conventional since (#881, down 78.3%), with the versions Russ, Russel, Russell, Rusty and Sandy becoming somewhat outmoded. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Rusty and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rusty, Russ, Russel, Russell, Sandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rusty and related baby names outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Dusty. Like Rusty, this name is not commonly used.

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