What Does The Surname Russell Mean?


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My son is doing a project and he needs to find out the origins of  the Russell family name.
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The boy's name Russell is pronounced RUSS-el. It is of Old French origin, and its meaning is "little red". Also possibly refers to ruddy skin or to reddish hair.
Famous People with Russel name are: Philosopher Bertrand Russell, author Russell Baker; actor Russell Crowe.
Russell is a very popular male first name and a very popular surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census).
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