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The Name Ross - Origin and Meaning of Ross
  



The Name Ross - Origin and Meaning of Ross


Gender

Masculine

Origin of the Name Ross

Scottish Gaelic

Usage of the Name Ross

Scottish, English

Meaning of the Name Ross

The name Ross comes from a Scottish surname meaning "promontory, headland" in Gaelic.

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the name include Ross Kemp (born 1964), an English actor and journalist; Ross Rebagliati (born 1971), a Canadian Olympic snowboarder; Ross Noble (born 1976), an English comedian; Ross Campbell (born 1987), a Scottish footballer.
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