Ruth

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

Ruth is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Ruth

Ruth is a form of the biblical name Rut, 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 Ruth

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

Pronunciation of Ruth

Alternate spelling of Ruth

Rut

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Name Statistic: Ruth is ranked #4043 overall ↑ 45

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3068 ↓ -46
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2953 ↓↓ -102
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2535 ↑↑ 293
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3242 ↓↓ -159
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7557 ↑↑ 291
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3054 ↓ -26
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2260 ↑ 16
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1761 ↑ 31
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2514 ↓↓ -693
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6015 ↓↓ -138
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3945 ↓↓ -394
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1564 ↑↑ 112
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8259 ↑↑ 306
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2840 ↓↓ -104
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 2441 ↓↓ -130
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5601 ↓↓ -818
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5864 ↓ -12
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 479 ↓ -43
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3896 ↓↓ -189

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