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Ruthe

What does Ruthe mean?

Ruthe Pronunciation of Ruthe [ruthe] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Ruthe means "friend, companion". Ruthe is a variant form of Ruth (Hebrew).

Variations

6 different relations via Ruth: Ruthelle, Ruthetta, Ruthi, Ruthie, Ruthina and Ruthine.

Creative forms:
(female) Reithe, Rithe, ..

(male) Ruph, Ruton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ruthe Andie (R.A.), ..

How popular is Ruthe?

Ruthe is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3466 out of 4276, Top 81%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#102691 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ruthe entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #774 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ruthe name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ruthe outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Ruthe appearing in the Top 2000 are Ruth (#293 from current records) and Ruthie (#1618). Other variants, like Ruthetta, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Ruthe was common among parents during 1910-1919 (usage of 2.7%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.1%, 97%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ruthe, Ruth, Ruthie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ruth outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anthe, Cathe, Kathe, Lethe, Retha, Rubee, Rubie, Rudie, Rue, Ruta and Ruzha. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ruthe.

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