Rush - Meaning of Rush

What does Rush mean?

[ 1 syll. rus(h), ru-sh ] The baby boy name Rush is pronounced Rah-SH †. Rush is of Anglo-French and Old French origin, and it is used mainly in English. From Anglo-French roots, its meaning is 'red-haired, ruddy-skinned'.

In addition, Rush is a shortening of Russell (English, Irish, and Scottish).

Variations of Rush include Rusch, Rusche, Rushe (English), Rushford, Rushi, and Rysc.

See also the related categories, red (rose), english, and french.

Rush is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1903, 0.007% of baby boys were named Rush. Its ranking then was #837. The baby name has since experienced a decline in popularity, and is currently of only infrequent use. Within the group of boy names directly related to Rush, Russell was the most regularly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Rush include Rusch, Rusche, Rushe, Race, Rach, Raj, Rajesh, Rajj, Rakesh, Ras, Rasesh, Rash, Rashîd, Rayce, Raz, Recks, Reece, Reeg, Rees, and Reese.

† Pronunciation for Rush: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)"

A famous person named Rush is Rush Limbaugh, Radio Personality, born 12 January 1951, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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