Rush - Meaning of Rush
[ 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).
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.
† 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.