Ross (name)

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Ross is a male given name. The pronunciation of the name is [ raws, ros ]. [1]Ross is a common and meaningful name for boys with a fascinating historical background. Its Scottish roots give it the definition of "promontory" or "headland," stemming from the Gaelic term "ros" meaning the same. Additionally, the name Ross is linked to the color red as it originated from the Old Norse word "roðr," which translates to "red." [2]It can also be a family name for people of Scottish descent. The family name can also be of German origin. This is a unique name (not in the top 1000 newborn names in the US in 2021).[3]

Ross is the name of many people, such as:

Family name Ross[change | change source]

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  1. "Definition of ross |". Retrieved 2023-03-26.
  2. "Ross name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-03-26.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-26.