Name Rut Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Rut


Rut is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Rut mean?

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

Pronunciation of Rut

Variants of the name Rut


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Popularity of the name Rut

The name Rut is ranked #5212 overall.

Rut in the Top 50 Names

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