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Origin: Latin
Meaning: Red-Haired

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Rufus

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Rufus in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Rufus:

  • Records indicate that 34,579 boys in the United States have been named Rufus since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1922, when 739 people in the U.S. were given the name Rufus. Those people are now 98 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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  • "i have a brother named rufus..he is 20 years old..he was named after my grandpa..he gets the rufus dufus like calling him like his name name is we both have pretty unique and old names" May. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

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