Rufus: baby boy name meaning and popularity



A Roman name meaning "red-haired," but even if your little Rufus turns out with a different hair color, nobody's gonna make you put him back.


Ruf, Rufi.

Famous people named Rufus:

Singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright; jazz bassist Rufus Reid; U.S. Congressman Rufus Smith Frost; U.S. Senators Rufus King and Rufus Choate; pro wrestler Rufus Jones.

Fun fact:

Rufus is a "most excellent" time-traveler in the Bill & Ted series of movies.

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