Meaning and Origin of: Rust
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Red-haired
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Last name origin & meaning:
- Swiss German : topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent elm tree, Rust (Old High German ruost), or in northern Germany for someone who lived by a resting place or halt along a route, from Middle Low German ruste ‘rest’.
- English (chiefly East Anglia) and Scottish : nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Old English rūst ‘rust’ (from a Germanic root meaning ‘red’).