What does Rue mean?
Rue [rue] as a girls' name is pronounced roo. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Rue is "regret". Botanical name: a herb used for cooking and in medicine. In Shakespeare's "Hamlet", Ophelia called rue the "herb-grace o' Sundays". Actress Rue McClanahan.
Associated with: grace.
Rue has 1 variant: Ruta.Creative forms:
(female) Rah, Rre, ..
(male) Ril, Rre, .. Middle name pairings:
Rue Aleyda (R.A.), ..
How popular is Rue?
Rue is a rare given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6395 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rue has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Rue is alike in pronunciation to Rae▼, Ray▼, Raya, Raye, Rea, Ree, Rei, Rey, Reya, Rhae, Rhea, Rhia, Ria, Rie, Roya, Rui and Rye. Another suggested similar name is Sue▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rue.