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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #724 most popular

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What does the name "Ross" mean?

Ross (Scottish): Headland

The name "Ross" is of Scottish origin and it means "Headland". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

Your name in reverse order is "Ssor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sros". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Ross" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ross? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80,622 babies born with the name Ross in the United States. That's more than enough Ross to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 69 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ross" was in 1985 with a total of 1,884 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ross)

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ross" is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of only 581 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ross popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ross in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ross

Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp is a television presenter, journalist, author, and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Ross was born in 1964 as Ross James Kemp in Ilford, Essex, England.


Ross Perot

Ross was born in 1930 as Henry Ross Perot in Texarkana, Texas, U.S.


Ross Martin

Ross Martin is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1951 to 1981. Ross was born in 1920 as Martin Rosenblatt in Grodek, Poland.


Ross Hull

Ross Hull is an actorweather anchor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1987 to present. Ross was born in 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Ross Brewer

Ross Brewer is an afl biography. Ross was born in 1953.


Past life for Ross born Feb 3, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.