ROSS
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: RAWS (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From a Scottish and English surname which originally indicated a person from a place called Ross (such as the region of Ross in northern Scotland), derived from Gaelic ros meaning "promontory, headland". A famous bearer of the surname was Sir James Clark Ross (1800-1862), an Antarctic explorer.
Popularity
United States  ranked #959 
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Scotland  ranked #67 
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