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pinWhat does Ruel mean?

Ruel /ru-el/ as a boys' name. Ruel's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Ruel is "friend of God". Ruel is a variant form of Reuel (Hebrew). Rel is a common surname.


Kreatif forms: Ruellei, Ruelley. [more]

pinHow popular is Ruel?

Ruel is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#18883 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Ruel for boys. Ruel entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #959 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ruel name in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Ruel is pronounced similarly to Raoul, Raul, Rolle, Roul, Rowell, Rowl, Royal, Royale, Royall and Royle. Other suggested similar baby names are Buel, Rawly, Riley, Roley, Rollo, Rolly, Rowly, Rylee and Ryley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ruel.