Rusty name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: English, Old French and Old English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: r(u)-sty
Meaning: The Rusty and Redhead
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What does Rusty mean?

Rusty means The Rusty or Redhead is originated from Old French, Old English and English and a unisex name is predominantly used in English. Rusty is variation of Ruston. Ruston is resulted from Russell.

Rusty is a form of prominent and venerable Russ. Russ is form of immutable and renowned Rufus. Russ is derivation of Ruston. Russ means Redhead and Russet has origin in Latin and Old English is used specifically in English.

Rusty is shortened form of Russell. Russell is variant form of durable and illustrous Rufus. Frequently Used Russell especially is used in Irish and English, meaning of Russell is "Russet and Redhead" is originated from Old French and Latin.

How do I pronounce Rusty?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Rusty is r(u)-sty. It can also be pronounced as rus-ty.

Variants of Rusty

Rustea, Russ, Ruston, Rufus, Rus, Rustan, Rayfus, Russel, Rusan

Names that rhyme with Rusty

How popular is the name Rusty?

Rusty was a popular name in United States. Over 18092 babies have been given the name in 133 years. When at the peak of its usage in 1961, the moniker grabbed the 328th spot and 575 baby boys were given the name.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 133 years. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 500 baby names 34 times Rusty is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use.

Rusty is a common name in Philippines while somewhat familiar name in Canada, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, England and South Africa. At least, 40000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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Numerological analysis of Rusty

You like to insult people in order to awaken their motivation and practically ‘force' them to prove they can do something. You are a blessed person even if you don't know it yet. Accept how you are and stop stressing over your imperfections because they're the ones that make you perfectly imperfect. Once you get distressed, you turn to solitude for a while, until your soul heals. Deep inside, people envy you, and you know it.

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Famous people named Rusty

  • Rusty Young, American guitarist
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  • Rusty Young, Australian-born writer
  • Rusty Dedrick, American swing and bop jazz trumpeter and composer
  • Rusty Edwards, hymnwriter
  • Rusty Schweickart, American aeronautical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut
  • Rusty Wallace, Wallace, Jr
  • Rusty Staub, American professional baseball right fielder
  • Rusty Pierce, former American soccer player
  • Rusty Humphries, American broadcaster
  • Rusty Cundieff, American film and television director, actor
  • Rusty Crawford, Canadian professional ice hockey forward
  • Rusty Greer, former Major League Baseball outfielder for the Texas Rangers
  • Rusty Warren, and musician
  • Rusty Hamer, American stage, film and television actor
  • Rusty Ps, hip hop/rap group based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Rusty Egan, former drummer for the British new wave band Rich Kids
  • Rusty Cooley, American guitarist
  • Rusty Smith, short track speed skater from the United States
  • Rusty Tillman, former American football player
  • Rusty Kuntz, American retired Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Rusty Torres, former professional baseball outfielder
  • Rusty, Canadian alternative rock band
  • Rusty LaRue, American former multi-sport athlete
  • Rusty Magee, accomplished comedian
  • Rusty Brooks, professional wrestler
  • Rusty Hopkinson, Australian rock musician and record label owner
  • Rusty Joiner, American male fashion model
  • Rusty Peters, American professional baseball player
  • Rusty Jeffers, American IFBB professional bodybuilder
  • Rusty York, American musician and singer
  • Rusty Anderson, American guitarist and singer-songwriter
  • Rusty Russell, Australian free software programmer and advocate
  • Rusty Hevelin, science fiction fan, fanzine publisher
  • Rusty Kruger, retired Canadian lacrosse player
  • Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer
  • Rusty Meacham, former professional baseball pitcher
  • Rusty Hilger, former professional National Football League American football player
  • Rusty Goffe, English-born actor with dwarfism
  • Rusty Eye, American heavy metal trio
  • Rusty Schwimmer, American character actress and singer
  • Rusty Stevens, American former child actor best remembered for his role as Larry Mondello
  • Rusty Nails, American director, writer, producer, and actor
  • Rusty Fein, American figure skater
  • Rusty Hodgson, speedway rider in the United Kingdom
  • Rusty McNealy, former Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Rusty Harrison, Speedway rider
  • Rusty Ross, actor currently residing in New York City
  • Rusty Glover, Republican candidate for Alabama’s Lieutenant Governor

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