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


Ruth is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Ruth mean?

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

Pronunciation of Ruth

Variants of the name Ruth


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Popularity of the name Ruth

The name Ruth is ranked #3958 overall.

Ruth in the Top 50 Names

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