Ruth

Ruth - A very unique male name



  Sep 24,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ruth appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #700. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ruth and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ruth? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ruth. The baby boy name Ruth was given to 6 baby boys in 1989, ranking #2911 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 310,261 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ruth peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1911 on position 700.



Famous with this name

Ruth Ramos
Ruth Pelupessi
Ruth Becquart


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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)


Ruth is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ruth is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #482 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #482.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ruth is where you live.


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Ruth origin and meaning

Ruth is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ruth, pop culture references for the name Ruth and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ruth

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ruth, sorted by popularity.

Rudy / Reid / Reed / Rhett / Rod / Rowdy / Rohit / Rito / Roddy / Rodd /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19892911
19822529
19461665
19451386
19431477
19421117
19411420
19401434
19391035
1937924
19361433
1934929
19321004
19311552
19301211
19291051
19281140
1927976
1926991
19251353
19241101
1922832
19211325
19201926
19191879
19171175
19161747
19151184
1914897
1912944
1911700

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia482

Even more about Ruth


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ruth a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ruth?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ruth
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 310,261
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1911
1989 births +6

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