When Miller Allen Russ was born on 18 March 1929, in Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Quincy Russ, was 28 and his mother, Mildred S Allen, was 30. He married Rita Bess Higginbotham in 1956, in Georgia, United States. He lived in Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Kinston Township, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1950. He died on 7 February 1987, in Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States.
English: variant of Rouse .
German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’, for example Rudolf.
German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusъ ‘reddish’, used as a nickname (compare 6 below and Rus ).