Russian Family History
Russian Name Meaning
Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) surname possibly Rusin or Rosseyny Rossiensky a habitational name from a place called Rossieny now Raseiniai in Lithuania. Italianized or Americanized form of Slovenian Rusjan: derivative of rus ‘brownish red’ (compare Rus ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022