Russell: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Of French origin and meaning “redhead,” although no one has to know that if your Russell turns out to be, like, blonde or black-haired or something.


Russ, Rusty.

Famous people named Russell:

Actors Russell Crowe and Russell Brand; entrepreneur Russell Simmons; Nobel Prize winner Russell Hulse; astronaut Russell “Rusty” Schweickart.

Fun fact:

Russell is the adorable little boy in Disney/Pixar’s 2009 film Up. Awww.

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