Russell in the US

  1. #202 Jim
  2. #203 Louis
  3. #204 Tom
  4. #205 April
  5. #206 Russell
  6. #207 Dana
  7. #208 Peggy
  8. #209 Sheila
  9. #210 Julia
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Transferred use of the common surname, originally from the Old French nickname Rousel ‘little red one’ (a diminutive of rous ‘red’, from Latin russus). Use as a given name may have been inspired by the philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), who was noted for his liberal agnostic views and his passionate championship of causes such as pacifism (in the First World War), free love, and nuclear disarmament. He was the grandson of the Victorian statesman Lord John Russell (1792–1878).
206th in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
366,348
to be exact
Utah
has the most people named Russell per capita
1914
marked the height of its popularity
0.00%
100.00%
39%
55+
45%
30-54
12%
13-29
3%
0-12

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