What 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.
Rusty▼ has 1 variant: Rustyn.
Related boy name: Sandy.Kreatif forms:
(male) Raysty, Roosty, ..
(female) Ruse, Rustyna, ..
How 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 history of Rusty for boys. Rusty was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #385 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Rusty are Russ, Russel, Russell (#409 in 2014), Rustin and Sandy. Other variants, like Rusten, are seldom used. These forms of Rusty were favored in the 1910s (average #1182) and have become significantly less conventional since, with versions such as Russell becoming less stylish.