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Gender: M Meaning of Ross: "upland, peninsula" Origin of Ross: Scottish

Like Friends, Ross is off the air and into syndication

Ross originated as the surname of a famous Scottish clan, and is a place name in that country as well. It's a quiet, understated Celtic name that could come back in the current climate of single-syllable boy name popularity.

Other notable Rosses besides the Ross Geller character include tycoon and maverick presidential candidate H. (for Henry) Ross Perot, mystery writer Ross (born Kenneth) Macdonald, and one of the twin sons of Jane Pauley and Garry Trudeau.

Famous People Named Ross

Ross Farrelly, lead singer of Irish band The Strypes
Rostom Sipan "Ross" Bagdasarian Sr aka David Seville, American musician, creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks
Ross James Kemp, English actor and journalist
Ross Ventrone, American NFL football player
Ross Weaver, American NFL football player
Ross Dean Browner, American NFL football player
Ross Dan Hutchins, English tennis player
Ross Robert Barnett, U.S. politician; governor of Mississippi
Ross Andrew Wilson, Australian musician
Ross Bass, U.S. Congressman and Postmaster from Tennessee
(Henry) Ross Perot, American businessman and politician
Ross MacDonald, British bassist for the band The 1975
Ross Alexander Collins, U.S. Congressman from Mississippi
Ross Shor Lynch, American actor/singer
Ross Hull, Canadian actor
Ross Copperman, American songwriter
Ross Aaron Malinger, American actor
Albert Rostron "Ross" Parker, English songwriter
Ross Naess, son of singer Diana Ross and Arne Naess
Ross Markham Noble, English comedian
Ross Rebagliati , Canadian Olympic snowboarder
Ross McCall, Scottish actor
Ross Alexander (born Alexander Ross Smith), American actor
Ross "The Intern" Mathews, American comedian and TV personality
Ronald Ross, British physician and Nobel Prize winner
Jensen Ross Ackles, American actor
Ross Fleming Butler, American actor
Ross Botsford aka YourPalRoss, American YouTuber
Ross Hornby, British YouTuber, member of HATfilms

Pop Culture References for the name Ross

Ross Eustace Geller, a main character on TV's "Friends"
John Ross Ewing I, II, and III, characters on TV's "Dallas"
Ross, character in Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, character in novels by Paul Howard
Ross Poldark, main character in The Poldark Novels series, which has been two TV series, in the 1970s and a new version currently airing its 3rd series
Ross Lane, character on TV's "The Patty Duke Show"

Rosse, Rossie, Rossi, Rossell, Rossy