Ruth

Ruth

The name Ruth is derived from the word “re'ut,” which was first used in the Hebrew language. Ruth is a prominent person in the Old Testament of the Bible, as she was an ancestor of King David who remained dedicated to her mother-in-law. Befitting this history of the name, Ruth is typically understood to mean "compassionate friend" or "faithful."

Similar Names: Ruthe, Ruthie, Ruthann
Famous Ruth Names: Ruth Ginsburg (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States), Ruth Westheimer (sex therapist)

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