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  1. Rufusnoun

    Two persons mentioned in the New Testament ( Mark 15:21 and Romans 16:13)

  2. Rufusnoun

    Either of two persons mentioned in the New Testament.

  3. Rufusnoun

    A male given name from Latin, used since the seventeenth century.


  1. Rufus

    Rufus is a masculine given name, a surname, an Ancient Roman cognomen and a nickname (from Latin rufus, "red").


  1. Rufus

    Rufus was an American funk band from Chicago, Illinois best known for launching the career of lead singer Chaka Khan. They had several hits throughout their career, including "Tell Me Something Good," "Sweet Thing," and "Ain't Nobody."

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    Song lyrics by rufus -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by rufus on the Lyrics.com website.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Rufus

    The surname of William II. on account of his florid complexion; rufus is the Latin for “ruddy.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rufus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rufus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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