Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Ruffus, Reeves, Rives
Similar Names: Rinus, Ramos, Remus, Rochus, Ross, Rufaro, Rufino, Russ, Sofus
Rufous \r(u)-fous\ as a boy's name is a variant of Rufus (Latin), and the meaning of Rufous is "red-haired".
The baby name Rufous sounds like Ruffus, Reeves and Rives. Other similar baby names are Rinus, Ramos, Remus, Rochus, Ross, Rufaro, Rufino, Russ and Sofus.
Rufous is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)