Rusty: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rusty

Rusty

Pronunciation: RUHS-tee (key)

Origin of the name Rusty:

A pet form of Ruston (from Ruston, from Rust's estate), Rusty is also bestowed as an independent given name. It is often bestowed in reference to the vocabulary word rusty, which is often used as a nickname for one with red hair or a ruddy complexion.

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Can be used as an independent name, or as a nickname for Russell or Ruston.

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Rusty Cartwright, character in the TV series "Greek".
Rusty, son of of Art and Wendy in the comic strip "On the Fastrack" by Bill Holbrook.
Rusty Griswold, son of Clark Griswold in the National Lampoon Vacation movies.

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