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 #4077 overall ↑ 11

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2846 ↑↑ 176
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2824 ↑ 27
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2608 ↑↑ 220
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3092 ↓ -9
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7661 ↑↑ 187
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3020 ↑ 8
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2177 ↑ 99
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1781 ↑ 11
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2012 ↓↓ -191
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6138 ↓↓ -261
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3621 ↓ -70
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1606 ↑ 70
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8625 ↓ -60
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2697 ↑ 39
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 2324 ↓ -13
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5061 ↓↓ -278
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 5770 ↑ 82
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 465 ↓ -29
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3693 ↑ 14

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