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Being a "ROSS" myself I know that it also means: "mighty stead".
-- cloudpheonix  2/9/2005
As I am also a Ross, I have always been told my mother, who named me, that Ross means horse. Not just an average horse but a work horse that is worth its keep.
-- workhorse  3/25/2005
Ross Perot is a famous bearer.
-- Anonymous User  1/4/2006
I have been told it was also an ancient Scottish word for Russia. This could be linked to other popular meanings for the name such as 'headland' or 'northern peninsula'.
-- Anonymous User  1/19/2006
I have always liked the name Ross for a boy. Very strong handsome sounding name and one he can grow up with.
-- Anonymous User  5/27/2006
Ross Geller is played by David Schwimmer on the popular TV series "Friends".
-- Anonymous User  7/3/2006
The name Ross may be associated with Latin rosso, which means red.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
Rosso is not Latin for red, but it's Italian for red.
-- Anonymous User  5/5/2010
Occasionally "Ross" will be used as a masculinized form of "Rose", for example to memorialize or honor a woman by that name.
-- rpresser  2/26/2007
I really hate this name. It's not attractive looking or sounding at all.
-- Anonymous User  3/22/2007
I think it is a very handsome and masculine name and not a lot of boys have it.
-- Anonymous User  4/15/2007
My brother's middle name is Ross (Jacob Ross). He is always being complimented on his name. Also Ross is my mom's maiden name. I think it sounds very strong and masculine.
-- joanie2007  8/5/2007
Ross is the name of a thane in Shakespeare's Macbeth.
-- sharonrenee  8/6/2007
Ross Gorman was a shmexy clarinetist in Paul Whiteman's Orchestra. He performed the famous intro to Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2007
Ross Valory is the bassist for the rock band Journey.
-- Brenna  12/27/2007
Slightly ruined for me by the "Ross O'Carroll-Kelly" books but still a good name!
-- NiamhMarion  2/24/2008
Rick Ross is a famous rapper.
-- Cyneburga  7/7/2008
I dislike this name for ONE reason: those Ross stores are NEVER organized! (from my experience, at least) Other than that, I actually like this name.
-- missBridget  8/10/2008
Ross is such a handsome name!
-- silly_rabbit  10/2/2008
Ross Noble, comedian.
-- MoonAgeDaydreamer  1/1/2009
For those who are into Scottish football (soccer): Ross Tokely of Inverness Caledonian Thistle and Ross Forsyth, captain of Stirling Albion.
-- Caledonia558  5/8/2009
I always thought it was from the Anglo-Saxon and meant 'horse'.
-- Anton  3/11/2010
In my case, my grandfather was named Erasmus, with a nickname of "Ras", which eventually morphed into Ross, my name.
-- Teufelhunden54  6/13/2010
Ross MacDonald is the bassist for the british alternative-rock band The 1975.
-- Oohvintage  8/9/2013
Dr. Ross Tilley (November 24, 1904 – April 19, 1988) was a Canadian plastic surgeon who pioneered the treatment of burned members of the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.
-- sambchop  10/31/2013
Ross Poldark is a character and book title by Winston Graham.
-- Anonymous User  3/30/2014
Ross Lynch is an American TV actor, singer, dancer, and musician. He is the main vocalist and plays rhythm guitar in the band R5.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  8/16/2014
This is a unique, cool, strong name for a guy. It makes me think of hottie Ross Lynch. ♥ ^__^
-- LoveHeartKawaii  8/16/2014

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