Meaning ‘red-haired’ or ‘ruddy’, this name was made popular by William II of England (1087-1100AD), who was nicknamed ‘Rufus’
Meaning of Rufus
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Popular Gender of Rufus
Origin of Rufus
Pronunciation of Rufus