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Rufinus

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(fl. 399–401?), commonly called the Syrian, author of a Liber de Fide, described in the only known MS as the work of Rufinus, priest of the province of Palestine. The fact that ...

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A Dictionary of First Names (2 ed.)

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2006
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11 words

... ♂ (Italian) From Latin Rufinus , a derivative of Rufus ...

Rufino

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A Dictionary of First Names (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
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Names studies
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13 words

... ♂ (Italian) From Latin Rufinus , a derivative of Rufus ‘red-haired’. Also: Ruffino...

Ruffino

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Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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2022
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... US frequency (2010): 1342 Italian: from the personal name Ruf(f)ino , from Latin Rufinus , a development of Rufus (see Ruffo ). Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Mariano, Santo, Vincenzo, Antonio, Mario, Rosario, Domenic, Filomena, Gasper, Italo, Sal,...

Rufino

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Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2022
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38 words

... US frequency (2010): 1267 Spanish and Italian: from the personal name Rufino , from Latin Rufinus , from rufus ‘red’. Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Carlos, Jose, Manuel, Alberto, Alejandra, Ambrosio, Benito, Cesareo, Domingo, Edmundo, Enrique, Francisco. Italian Angelo,...

Ruffin

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Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)

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2022
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... US frequency (2010): 16324 1 English and French: from the Old French personal name Ruffin , from Latin Rufinus , a diminutive of Rufus ‘red’, borne by several early Christian saints, including a 3rd-century martyr of Soissons and a 4th-century Church Father. Compare Ruffo . 2 English: nickname from Middle English ruffine (Old French rufin ) ‘reddish’, for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion. 3 English: possibly also a nickname from Middle English ruffin ‘fiend,...

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