All over the world, Ruth (Ruth , Rut , רות , among others...) is a prevalent feminine forename. The first name Ruth is habitual in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where it is a common primarily girly, but scarcely masculine name, Israel, where it is a common female name, and Nicaragua (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, the name is most common in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United States, and Nigeria. Much less frequently, Ruth is the last name as well as the forename.
Ruth is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|Ruth||United States, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Germany, Nigeria|
|Rut||United States, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mexico, Germany, Nigeria|
|Рут||Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Armenia, Russia|
Ruth is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Ruth , the protagonist of the Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible; Ruth Evershed , the fictional character from the TV series Spooks; Ruth Martin , the Fictional character, Lassie; Ruth Miller , the character in the TV series Law & Order and Ruth Archer , the fictional character from the British BBC Radio 4 soap opera The Archers, and in many other works.
|ruth von mosbach-lindenfels DE (b. 1400)|
|ruth suckling (born 1614) (b. 1614)|
|ruth gooch (1627-1664) (b. 1627)|
|ruth hampden (born 1628) (b. 1628)|
|ruth green (1628-1710) (b. 1628)|
|ruth rockwell (born 1633) (b. 1633)|
|ruth alden (1637-1674), US (b. 1637)|
|ruth williams (born 1639) (b. 1639)|
|ruth hill Aug 1644 Dorchester, MA - 1 Sep 1736 Sudbury, MA (b. 1644)|
|ruth hawkins (24 Oct 1649 - 9 Oct 1724) (b. 1649)|
|ruth barcroft (born 1651) (b. 1651)|
|ruth freeman (1652-1686) (b. 1652)|
|ruth ferris 1658 - 1745 (b. 1658)|
|ruth rice (29 Sep 1659 - 30 Mar 1742) (b. 1659)|
|ruth peck 3 Apr 1661 New Haven, Connecticut - (b. 1661)|
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