Meaning of the name: red. Related names are: Lord, Simon
, and Alexander
. The translations of Rufus in 81 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Rufo in Spanish
to ルーファス in Japanese!
And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross. (MAR 15:21)
Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine. (ROM 16:13)