Baby name Ruth
Description: The name Ruth is derived from the Hebrew meaning ‘companion’ or ‘friend’. Also meaning ‘compassion’ in English, the name is borne by King David’s great grandmother, and the subject of the Book of Ruth. The name’s English connection to ‘compassion’ lead to its adoption by the Puritans after the Reformation.
Statistics for Ruth
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Ruth' was given to 3.388 Girls, representing 0,06% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Ruth'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Ruth' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Ruth' varied from 95 to 381 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Ruth'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Ruth' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Ruth' varied from rank 120 to 455.