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Gender: M Pronunciation: roo Meaning of Roux: "russet" Origin of Roux: Latin

The dashing Johnny Depp character in "Chocolat." Roux is from a Latin word meaning russet or brownish red; it's also a cooking term for a mixture of flower and butter that forms the foundation of many gravies or sauces. Most of today's children with this name, pronounced roo, will actually be named Rue, for the female character in 'Hunger Games."

Famous People Named Roux

Nick Roux, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Roux

Means "red hair/ginger" in French
Alan le Roux (or Alan Rufus), companion of William the Conqueror
La Roux, synthpop act