Rufus: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rufus

Rufus

Pronunciation: ROO-fəs (key)

Related Names:

Ruff, Ruffin, Rufo

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Upper class name in Britain, but it just reminds me of my friend's (unsophisticated) dog.

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Nicknames for Rufus: | Edit

Ruff, Rush, Russ

Meanings and history of the name Rufus: | Edit

Latin name meaning "redhead"

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Rufus Wainwright, singer-songwriter
Rufus Sewell, English actor

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Rufus Scrimgeour was a character in JK Rowling's Harry Potter series. He was the Minister of Magic after Cornelius Fudge.

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