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) Rre, Ruere, .. 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)
Charted below is the baby name history of Rue for girls. 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.