Rufus Name Meaning and Origin

Rufus is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Rufus means “Red-Head”.


Rufus Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Rufus is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “roo fuhs”


Rufus Name Meaning:

The name Rufus means “red-head”. It is a masculine baby name.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Rufino, Rayfus, Rufe, Ruffis, Ruffus, Rufo, Rufous


Famous people with this name:

Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright, Canadian singer-songwriter;

Rufus King, U.S. senator from New York;

Rufus Choate, U.S. senator from Massachusetts;

Rufus Frederik Sewell, English actor;

Rufus Thomas, American R&B singer;

Rufus Reid, American jazz bassist;

Rufus Arthur Johnson aka Bizarre, American rapper;

Rufus Cooper III aka Young Noble, American rapper;

Rufus Wilmot Griswold, American anthologist and poet;

Rufus R. “Freight Train” Jones (born Carey L. Lloyd), American pro wrestler;

Rufus Smith Frost, U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts;

Rufus, mentioned in Paul’s letter to the Romans (16:13);

Rufus Tiger Taylor (b. 1991), American musician of The Darkness; son of drummer Roger Taylor of Queen;

Rufus William Rawdon Slim (b. 1995), son of the 2nd Viscount Slim;

Rufus Logan Taylor (b. 2001), son of singer/songwriter James Taylor; twin brother Henry David;

Rufus Murphy Dunstan, one of the triplet sons of Australian youtubers Rohan and Chloe Dunstan (Life with Beans); siblings are Evan, Otto, Felix, Henry, & Pearl;

Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland, Canadian actor




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