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It is the name of the red monster, with one teal eye on Fantage. If you go to the island and click on the photo booth, then the closet and click February (month) and 2010 (year).
Joanah Johnson  6/19/2017
This name is suited for a dog/cat. Your kid will not be taken seriously with a ridiculous name like this.
Luvbug86  8/5/2016
The name Rufus was given to 43 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/22/2016
Rufus is the name of Celie's griffin in Jessica Day George's "Tuesday's in the Castle", although he does not appear until the second book.
Peregrin Took  4/15/2016
Rufus Wainwright is a very talented guy, who has a lovely voice, but his first name on the other hand, is ugly, in my opinion; I guess it fits him, at least.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2014
Love it. It's a masculine, no-nonsense name that ages well with you.
Alexanna  5/2/2014
This name makes me think of dogs. It also sounds very British to me. And what do you know, it's quite popular in Britain! It's not the worst name out there, I mean Rex and Bella are used on people and they're both very popular dog names. I think Rufus is a lot cuter than Rupert, I think it could grow on me over time :-)
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
Rufus Thomas, Jr (1917-2001) was an American soul singer.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
Rufus is very canine-esque and rhymes with doofus. It's one of the worst names I can imagine because it's pretentious and nerdy at the same time.
― Anonymous User  10/24/2012
Rufus Butterworth, the taxidriver and co-owner of Bert's diner from The Good Guys, played by Bob Denver.
Aloicious  1/13/2012
I think this is a really nice name, and I think it's definitely usable. For me, it has no dog connotations whatsoever, and I can see this name on a young child, an adult and an old man - I can just see it being used on any age, although I wouldn't use it as a first name as it's a bit too rare for my tastes, but I would consider using it as a middle name. :)
walesgal92  4/10/2010
I really wish people wouldn't have started using this on dogs! This is a Saints name people! It is a classic, yet seems very modern to me. I can picture a modern day British actor. Actually I think there is a British actor with this name, but I can't remember his last name. I wouldn't use it because of the dog association, and I'm just not that bold, and my husband is even less bold than I am. But for the gutsy person, this name rocks!
afmastro  7/31/2009
Rhymes with 'doofus', and I bet other kids would realize that very quickly. This is just a hideous name. I wouldn't recommend it to be used on a dog, let alone a person.
slight night shiver  5/5/2008
Doofus is such an outdated 80s insult. No one uses it anymore. That said, I have always loved this name because it sounds very strong.
slyboots  11/15/2009
This has to be one of the worst names ever. Sounds ridiculous. The reason that it's popular as a dog's name must be because it sounds like a dog's bark. ROOF-us.
queenv  4/16/2008
I'm passionately and immutably enamored of Rufus. ♥
Wordsmith  4/12/2008
Rufus is a naked mole-rat in the kid's TV show Kim Possible.
RazzleDazzle  3/8/2008
Rufus Firefly was the first name of the infamous character played by Groucho Marx in "Duck Soup."
Loni_maryrose  6/3/2007
This name is just so bad. It has always been one of the worst names ever to me. I'd HATE it if my name was Rufus.
― Anonymous User  3/3/2007
I love the name Rufus! It is one of my favourite names. I think Rufus Aaron is a great combination. However, when I mentioned to my friends that I liked this name, they laughed and said it reminded them of a dog! I thought that was mean because this name is fantastic!
FirChlis  1/26/2007
This is the name of the Naked Mole Rat on Kim Possible.
blackgoodbye  10/8/2006
There was a Revolutionary War general named Rufus Putnam.
DLB  8/30/2006
Rufus Shinra is a character in the Final Fantasy VII series.
Lyzz  6/16/2006
Actor Rufus Sewell (Zorro 2 - he's better than the film was).
hana  1/27/2006
Another notable bearer of this name is Marcus Brutus, friend and murderer (among others) of Julius Caesar.
2.5GHz-FCS-UT  12/6/2005
A famous bearer of this name is Rufus Wainwright, the Canadian/American musician.
DearPrudence  10/31/2005
My name is Rufus, and I think it's ruftastic! I have never met a rufus apart from me and that's brilliant! Peace.
foilism  8/30/2005
A famous bearer is Rufus Scrimgeour, the Minister of Magic in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
HebrideanBlack  8/15/2005

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