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The Name Ross - Origin and Meaning of Ross

The Name Ross - Origin and Meaning of Ross



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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