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From Anglo-Norman Russel. Doublet of Rousseau. Equivalent to russel.


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  1. An English, Scottish and Irish surname transferred from the nickname from the Norman nickname for someone with red hair.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname. Diminutive: Russ.
  3. A placename:
    1. A number of places in the United States:
      1. A small town in White County, Arkansas.
      2. An unincorporated community in Costilla County, Colorado.
      3. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Barrow County, Georgia.
      4. An unincorporated community in Lake County, Illinois.
      5. A minor city in Lucas County, Iowa.
      6. A city, the county seat of Russell County, Kansas.
      7. A home rule-class city in Greenup County, Kentucky.
      8. A neighbourhood of Louisville, Kentucky.
      9. A town and census-designated place therein, in Hampden County, Massachusetts.
      10. A minor city in Lyon County, Minnesota.
      11. A town in St. Lawrence County, New York.
      12. An unincorporated community in Bottineau County, North Dakota.
      13. A township in Geauga County, Ohio.
      14. A neighbourhood of Portland, Oregon.
      15. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Warren County, Pennsylvania.
      16. A town in Bayfield County, Wisconsin.
      17. A town in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.
      18. A town in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.
      19. An unincorporated community in Chimney Rock, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.
    2. A township and village therein, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell, eastern Ontario, Canada.
    3. An urban community in the Municipality of Russell – Binscarth, Manitoba, Canada.
    4. A suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, containing government offices.
    5. A small town in the Far North District of the North Island, New Zealand. [1]
    6. Ellipsis of Russell County.

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