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Name Rui

Origin:From Old High German words for fame and rich, powerful, powerTools:

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About the name Rui in particular

Languages of use:Portuguese
Is short form of:Rodrigo
US 2020 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Cui, Hui, Hui, Rei, Rubi, Rudi, Rut, Ruy, Yui     Details
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About Roderick/Rodina, the group of names with the same origin as Rui

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known as the name of the last king of the Visigoths that died in 711 fighting the Muslim invaders of Spain
Words:hruod = the fame  Old High German
 rihhi = rich, powerful, the power, the ruler  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Rodrigo Portugal 2012,  32:Rúrik Iceland 2016,  46:Rui Portugal 2011,  326:Roderick USA 1980-1989,  428:Rodrigue France 2002,  929:Rodrick USA 1993
Name variants:Rodina, Rod, Roderich, Roderick, Rodrick, Rodrigo, Rodrigue, Rui, Rúrik, Ruy   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Rui

PortugalGraph2018 65,  2017 59,  2016 56,  2015 53,  2014 52,  2013 48,  2012 48,  2011 46
Switzerland 1997 428