Given Name RUADH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish, Scottish

Meaning & History

Gaelic byname meaning "red", often a nickname for one with red hair. This was the nickname of the Scottish outlaw Raibeart Ruadh MacGregor (1671-1734), known as Rob Roy in English.
VARIANT: Roy (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Ruadhán (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roy (Dutch), Roy (English)


colors, history, red
Entry added March 18, 2010