Mate, companion
Like the Name Ruth?
+ Ruth
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Ruth"

Ruth originates in Hebrew language and means "mate, companion". Ruth was a young woman of Moab, the main figure in The Book of Ruth, one of the books of Old Testament. She was the great-grandmother of David and an ancestor of Jesus. As a Christian name, it started being used after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized by President's Grover Cleveland's daughter, 'Baby' Ruth Cleveland.

Popularity of the Name Ruth
Also Spelled Like...

Rue, Ruta, Rut, Ruthie, Rute, Ruthey, Ruthy

Famous Ruths

Ruth Abrams - artist
Ruth Almog - writer
Ruth Behar - writer
Ruth Brown - singer
Ruth Buzzi - actress
Ruth Chatterton - actress
Ruth Dallas - writer
Ruth Edwards - published author
Ruth Faden - published author
Ruth First - writer
Ruth Gannett - published author
Ruth Gordon - actress

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Ruth?
Discussion on the name Ruth
Weekly Prize Big thumb 91hmukobxdl. sl1500

Breastflow's patented 2-in-1 nipple lets your baby control the flow of breast milk or formula as naturally as breastfeeding. By using, both suction and compression motions, your baby is able to regulate the flow of milk unlike any other bottle. Plus, Breastflow is designed to help prevent colic. Moms who participated in an independent in-home bottle feeding research study said their babies experienced reduced colic symptoms such as less gas, spit-up or fussiness when using Breastflow. Whether you choose to feed your baby breast milk...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.