Short form of Russell
"redhead, fox-colored"

Rusty Origin and Meaning

The name Rusty is boy's name .
Though as a formal name Rusty is a little, well, rusty, it spent half a century among the Top 1000, departing only in 1995. Only 45 baby boys received the name in the US in one recent year and it's difficult to imagine it as the winning choice of many modern parents. Whether you want an informal name or a spin on a traditional name or even a word name or a name that means red, there are simply too many better options.

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Famous People Named Rusty

  • Russell William "Rusty" WallaceNASCAR driver
  • Daniel Joseph "Rusty" StaubAmerican baseball player
  • Rusty AndersonAmerican guitarist with Paul McCartney
  • Russell Louis "Rusty" SchweickartAmerican astronaut
  • Norman Russell "Rusty" YoungAmerican musician with band Poco
  • Rusty HumphriesAmerican radio host
  • Russell Craig "Rusty" HamerAmerican actor
  • Rusty CooleyAmerican speed guitarist
  • Thurman Clyde "Rusty" GreerAmerican baseball player
  • Rusty Feinstage name of Henry Eric Lippincott, American pair skater
  • Jason Russell "Rusty" JoinerAmerican model
  • Russell Jay "Rusty" KuntzAmerican baseball player
  • Benjamin Rush "Rusty" MageeAmerican comedian and composer
  • George Arthur "Rusty" CundieffAmerican film director
  • Rusty Daystage name of Russell Edward Davidson, American singer with Steve Gaines, Cactus and The Amboy Dukes
  • Rusty Warren (born Ilene Goldman)American female singer and actress

Rusty in Pop Culture

  • RustyJames, main character in Rumble Fish by S. E. Hinton
  • Rusty Jamessong by Green Day
  • Russell "Rusty" Griswoldson in the "National Lampoon's Vacation" series
  • Russell "Rusty" Cartwrightcharacter on TV's "Greek"
  • Dr. Thaddeus S. "Rusty" Venturecharacter in "The Venture Brothers"
  • Robert Charles "Rusty" Ryancharacter in the Ocean's Eleven film remake series
  • Rusty Borgenscharacter in film "Stuck in Love"
  • RustyGerman shepherd in a series of family films
  • Rusty the Dieselengine on animated series Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Rusty the Steam Enginecharacter in the musical Starlight Express
  • Rusty BrownAmerican comic strip by Chris Ware
  • Rusty Shacklefordalias of character Dale Gribble on TV's King of the Hill
  • Russell "Rusty" Collins aka Firefistcharacter in Marvel's X,Men Comics
  • Rusty the Boy Robotsidekick to superhero Big Guy in a 1955 comic book
  • Finbarr "Rusty" Gallowaycharacter in the video game L. A. Noire
  • "Rusty Rivets" Canadian television series and its main character
  • Rustythe Good Dalek, character in an episode of TV's "Doctor Who"
  • Rustyoriginal name of Firestar in the "Warriors" book series by Erin Hunter
  • Rustyfemale character in film "Footloose"
  • Rusty Parkera female character in film "Cover Girl"
  • Florence "Rusty" Dennisfemale character in the film "Mask"