♀ Name Rut – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Rut

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Rut is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Rut

Rut is a form of the biblical name Ruth, which is of Hebrew origin. In the Old Testament, she is a Moabite woman and after the death of her husband, she accompanied her mother-in-law Naomi back to Bethlehem.

Meaning of Rut

Rut means “friend”, “fellow” or “companion” (from Hebrew “re’ut/רְעוּת”).

Pronunciation of Rut

Alternate spelling of Rut


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