Given Name RUSSELL

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RUS-əl   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which meant "little red one" in French. A notable bearer of the surname was the agnostic British philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), who wrote on many subjects including logic, epistemology and mathematics. He was also a political activist for causes such as pacifism and women's rights.

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VARIANT: Russel
DIMINUTIVE: Russ
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