The name Ross is of Scottish and Gaelic origins. It is derived from the Gaelic word "ros," meaning "peninsula." As a place-name in Scotland, Ross can be translated to mean "dweller on the peninsula." The name is also related to "ruadh," which is the Gaelic word for "red." This word served as a nickname given to people who had red hair.
Similar Names: Rosse, Rossie, Rossell
Famous Ross Names: Ross Perot (politician), Ross Matthews (television personality)