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Name Ruth

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About the name Ruth in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, English
Topics:Asteroid 798 Ruth, discovered 1914, diameter 43.24 km, period 10.35 years
US 2015 rank:#293     ... 291:Elaina, 292:Adrianna, 293:Ruth, 294:Miriam, 295:Diana ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Rut     Details
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About Ruth, the group of names with the same origin as Ruth

Meaning/translation:friendship
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:in the Bible Ruth is a Moabite woman, an ancestor of king David; see the Book of Ruth
Words:rea = the friend, the neighbour  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:3:Ruth Switzerland 2013,  68:Rut Sweden 2014
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Popularity lists that contain the name Ruth

SeriesGraphRankings
Ecuador prevalence 2013 42
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 60,  1974 56,  1964 62,  1954 65,  1944 65,  1934 501924 55,  1914 62,  1904 73
Germany prevalence 2005 36
IrelandGraph2014 96,  2013 86,  2012 97,  2011 86,  2010 100,  2009 92,  2006 94,  2005 73,  2004 79,  2003 64,  2002 68,  2001 56,  2000 71,  1999 521998 55
Peru prevalence 2015 10
Spain/MadridGraph2005 88,  2004 78,  2003 87,  2002 782001 89,  2000 81,  1999 83,  1998 84
Switzerland prevalence 2013 3
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 306,  1980-1989 228,  1970-1979 196,  1960-1969 117
USA prevalence 1990 19
USA yearlyGraph2015 2932014 314,  2013 329,  2012 343,  2011 362,  2010 348,  2009 354,  2008 357,  2007 345,  2006 365,  2005 346,  2004 351,  2003 349,  2002 337,  2001 330,  2000 341,  1999 348,  1998 344,  1997 333,  1996 347,  1995 321,  1994 311,  1993 310
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