What is the meaning of the name Ruth?

The name Ruth is primarily a female name of Hebrew origin that means Friendship.

In the Bible, Ruth was a Moabite woman who married Naomi's son.

Ruth Hussey, actress. George Herman ("Babe") Ruth, baseball player. Ruth Buzzi, comedienne. "Dr. Ruth" Westheimer, sex therapist.

People who like the name Ruth also like:

Charlotte, Grace, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Alice, Naomi, Amelia, Henry, Oliver, Benjamin, Isaac, Elijah, Levi, William

Names like Ruth:

Rad, Rada, Radha, Radia, Radu, Raed, Rahat, Raith, Rati, Read, Red, Reda, Reed, Reid, Reth, Reut, Rhett, Rhoda, Rhodette, Rhodey, Rhody, Riad, Rida, Ridha, Ridhi, Riot, Rita, Ritu, Rod, Rodd

Stats for the Name Ruth

checkmark Ruth is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Ruth is currently #179 in U.S. births

Songs about Ruth

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Amanda Ruth - Rank and File
Private Ruth - Cotton Mather