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Where do people with the Russ surname come from:
USA
 (72%)
Great Britain
 (11%)
Canada
 (5%)
Australia
 (2%)
New Zealand
 (1%)
Germany
 (1%)
France
 (1%)
Philippines
 (0.6%)
Mexico
 (0.4%)
Ireland
 (0.3%)
World|Europe|South America|Asia|Africa
The meaning of the name Russ:
  1. English: variant spelling of Rouse.
  2. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’.
  3. German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusu ‘reddish’, ‘blond’, hence a nickname or an ethnic name meaning ‘Russian’.
  4. Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by a scree, Middle High German ru(o)zze.
  5. In some instances the name referred to personal or business connections with Russia, the country of the Reussen, from Middle High German Riusse.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Russ:
Ann Russ   Barbara Russ   Deborah Russ   Elizabeth Russ   Hannah Russ   Jane Russ   John Russ   Jonathan Russ   Joseph Russ   Josiah Russ   Margaret Russ   Mary Russ   Sarah Russ   Thomas Russ   William Russ  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Russ:
Russ's Family Tree, 28 members
Russ Web Site, 15 members
Robert Russ Adams Web Site, 6 members
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