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RUST Family HistoryRecorded in several spellings including Rust, Ruste, and the rare Rustman, is English and sometimes Scottish. It derives from the Old English pre 7th century word "rust", meaning red, and was originally given as a nickname to someone with reddish hair or a ruddy complexion. The surname was first recorded in the early 11th Century, (see below), which places it among the earliest recorded surnames, with Robert Rust being noted in the Winton Rolls of Hampshire in 1148, and Robert Rust in the Hundred Rolls of Huntingdonshire in 1273.
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