Ruth

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #329 in 2013 and #315 in 2014.

Famous People

Ruth Buzzi (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Ruth Gordon (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Ruth Roman (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Ruth Foster (TV Actress), Ruth Ozeki (Writer), Ruth Cohen (TV Actress), Ruth Etting (Movie Actress), Ruth Hussey (Movie Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Ruth the Moabite, Hebrew רות, of uncertain origin, possibly meaning "companion". Also associated with the English noun ruth by Puritans.

Meaning(s):

-A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.

-Ruth, the resident of Moab around whom the text centers.

-( female name -comes from the Hebrew language-).

In Spanish

Origin: An etymological spelling under the influence of English Ruth.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In Dutch

Meaning(s):

-The eighth book of the Bible.

In Swedish

Origin: From Vulgate Latin Ruth, from Hebrew רות. First recorded as a given name in 1621.

Meaning(s):

-( female name), an alternative spelling of (Rut).

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-Ruth (biblical character).

-( female name) of biblical origin.

In Estonian

Meaning(s):

-( female name) of biblical origin, variant of Rutt.

In Norwegian

Origin: From Vulgate Latin Ruth, from Hebrew רות, cognate with English Ruth. Used as a given name since the 18th century. Equivalent to the modern Norwegian biblical Rut.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).