French surname
"little redhead"

Rousseau Origin and Meaning

The name Rousseau is a boy's name meaning "little redhead".

Rousseau gives French flair to other red-haired names like Russell and Rory. It is associated with the influential eighteenth century philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau, as well as the painter Henri Rousseau.

Famous People Named Rousseau

  • JeanJacques Rousseau, Political Philosopher