Roux - boys name

Roux name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Roux name meaning:

The name Roux is a unique and uncommon choice for a girl's name. It is of French origin, derived from the word "roux" meaning "reddish-brown" or "russet." The name Roux is often associated with the color of a sauce made from browned flour and butter, commonly used in French cuisine.

Roux can also be seen as a gender-neutral name, as it does not have a specific feminine or masculine connotation. It can be a strong and empowering choice for a girl, representing individuality and a sense of adventure. With its French origins, Roux carries a touch of sophistication and elegance, adding a certain charm to the name.

Although not widely used, the name Roux can be a beautiful and distinctive choice for parents seeking a unique name for their daughter. It reflects a rich cultural heritage and can be a symbolic representation of warmth and strength, like the color it is named after.

Origin: French



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Overall UK ranking: 771 out of 4789

43 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Roux

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