Name
RUFUS

Name RUFUS

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 36,064 births of Rufus in the countries below, which represents an average of 259 births of children bearing the first name Rufus per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 204 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Rufus   
In Italiano Nome Rufus   

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Information about the first name Rufus

We celebrate Rufus on November 21st
The first name Rufus is listed in our categories :The first name Rufus has been assigned to:
99.99% to boys
0.01% to girls
The country where the first name Rufus is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Rufus in Japanese *

Romajiruufasu
Katakanaルーファス
Hiraganaるーふぁす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Rufus in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Rufus

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin rūfus (“red”).
Proper noun src :
  • Rufus
  • Either of two persons mentioned in the New Testament (in Mark 15:21 and Romans 16:13).
  • : Romans 16:13:
  • Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.
  • A male given name from Latin, used since the seventeenth century.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From rūfus (“red, ruddy”).
Etymology src :
  • Related to ruber. The medial -f- indicates this is probably borrowing from an Italic cognate such as Oscan 𐌓𐌖𐌚𐌓𐌉𐌉𐌔 (rufriis) or Umbrian 𐌓𐌖𐌚𐌓𐌖 (rufru).
Adjective src :
  • rūfus (feminine rūfa, neuter rūfum); first/second-declension adjective
  • red, reddish, ruddy
  • redheaded, red-haired
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈruː.fus/, [ˈruː.fʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈru.fus/, [ˈruː.fus]
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈruː.fus/, [ˈruː.fʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈru.fus/, [ˈruː.fus]
Proper noun src :
  • Rūfus m (genitive Rūfī); second declension
  • A masculine cognomen.
Adjective (Declension) src :
  • First/second-declension adjective.
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • English: rufous
  • Italian: rufo
  • Spanish: rufo
Adjective (Related terms) src :
  • rōbus
  • ruber
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Second-declension noun.
 

Popularity of the name Rufus

Number of RUFUS births per year

Total births of Rufus by country

Births with the first name Rufus
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
32,394
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
3,078
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
336
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
97
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
58
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
38
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
14
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
11
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
11
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
9
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
5
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
5
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
3
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
2
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
2
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
1
0

Total births of Rufus by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Rufus
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
163
0
DEGermany
2018
16
0
SESweden
2019
15
0
USUnited State of America
2019
6
0
DKDenmark
2019
2
0
ATAustria
2018
1
0
ABAlberta
2019
1
0

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Personalities with the first name Rufus

There are 35 personalities with the first name Rufus


Kiefer Sutherland
(Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland) src

Canada United kingdom
Voice actor Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor Actor Television producer Songwriter Television director Stage actor


Rufus Wainwright
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Canada United states of america
Composer Singer Pianist Singer-songwriter Musician


Rufus Sewell
src

United kingdom
Translator Stage actor Television actor Film actor


James Agee
(James Rufus Agee) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Poet Journalist Film critic Critic Novelist Autobiographer


Max Mosley
src

United kingdom
Lawyer Politician Sporting director Racing automobile driver


Rufus Griswold
src

United states of america
Poet Journalist Literary critic Anthologist


William R. Day
src

United states of america
Judge Lawyer Politician Diplomat


Rufus King
src

United states of america
Diplomat Lawyer Politician


Rufus Thomas
src

United states of america
Actor Singer


Rufus Isaacs
src

United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Judge Lawyer Politician Diplomat



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Rufus
Full list of personalities with the first name Rufus

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Rufus

There are 100 actors and actresses with the first name Rufus
Rufus Taylor
Rufus Hegeman
Rufus Hound
Rufus Carr-Martindale
Rufus Wright
Rufus Jones
Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Sewell
Rufus Swart
Rufus Beck
Rufus Crawford
Rufus Harley
Rufus Collins
Rufus L. Mcdonald
Rufus Thomas
Rufus Smith
Rufus Cruickshank
Rufus Beecham
Rufus Rose
Rufus King
Rufus Williams
Rufus Tillman
Rufus Mcalister
Rufus Butler Seder
Rufus Read
Rufus Pandejo Jr.
Rufus Norris
Rufus Mellström
Rufus Heikens
Rufus Harper

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Rufus
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Rufus

Rankings of first name RUFUS by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#300GB United Kingdom2019
#439DE Germany2018
#472SE Sweden2019
#1034DK Denmark2019
#3582US United State of America2019
#4038AT Austria2018
#5743AB Alberta2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name RUFUS (female) births over the last year available in each country






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