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Forename Руф

In the world, Руф (Rufus Nigeria Germany United States Kenya Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rufe Nigeria Germany United States Ethiopia India, Ruf Nigeria Germany United States Democratic Republic of the Congo Switzerland, among others...) is a common dominantly masculine, but infrequently female first name. The forename Руф is habitual in Nigeria, where it is quite a common dominantly male, but uncommonly girly name, Bahamas, where it is quite a rare boy's name, and the United States. In absolute terms, it most frequently occurs in Nigeria, the United States, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Also, Руф is the last name as well as the forename.

Jesus fishРуф is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Руф

name Ruf, name רופוס, name Руф, name Roofe, name Руфус, name Rufo, name Rufus, name Rouf, name Rufe, name Rufu, name Roof
Rufus Germany, Kenya, United States, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria
Rufe Germany, United States, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria
Ruf Germany, United States, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Switzerland
Roof Germany, United States, Indonesia, Nigeria, Switzerland
Руф Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan

First names said to be same

Roofe, Rouf, Rufo, Rufu, Руфус, and רופוס

First name Руф in the context

Руф is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Rufus Scrimgeour , the wizard in the Harry Potter universe, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1; Rufus of Thebes , the Numbered among the Seventy Disciples; Rufus , the first-century Christian mentioned in Mark 15:21 with his brother Alexander, son of Simon the Cyrenian; Rufus Shinra , the fictional character from Final Fantasy VII and Rufus , the cat from Disney's The Rescuers, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

руф гаврилович игнатьев Russian ethnographer, historian, archaeologist, RU (b. 1818) link
руф игоревич хлодовский Russian literary critic, translator and research fellow, RU (b. 1923) link