Russ Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rouse. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’. German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusu ‘reddish’, ‘blond’, hence a nickname or an ethnic name meaning ‘Russian’. Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a scree, Middle High German ru(o)zze. In some instances the name referred to personal or business connections with Russia, the country of the Reussen, from Middle High German Riusse. exg***

List of People with Surname Russ

According to our database, there are a total of 5,346 people with the surname Russ. Among these people surnamed Russ, there are about 890 unique names, with an average of 6 people who have the same name. Sandra Russ, John Russ and Sharon Russ are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Russ, with 68, 45 and 45 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Florida has the largest number of people surnamed Russ, with a total of 763 people, and there are a total of 407 unique names among these people. North Carolina is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Russ, with a total of 484 people and an average of 288 unique names.