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"RU" baby names beginning or starting with Ru- are used more often as masculine names.

These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.0898%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.0214%, 76.2%), but with names like Rudy, Rush, Russ, Russel and Rusty becoming somewhat dated. Rusk (top 4%) and Runion (6%) are conventional Ru- last names.

Here is the list of Ru- names for girls.

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Page 1/2 of 34 Ru- grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ru- names: Rube, Ruben, Rubin, Ruby, Rudolf

[Rube, Ruben, Rubin, Rubino, Ruby, .. 4 more] Forms of Reuben 1 Derivative of Hebrew element. "See, a son." Ruben (upper 7%), like Duben (upper 72%), is a popular -ben suffix surname. ..

[Ruel] Var. of Reuel 2 Derived fr. Hebrew. "Friend of God." Adoption of Ruel was well-received among parents during 1890-1899 and is now less. See also Rowl.

[Ruark, .. 3 more] Form of Roark 3 Derived fr. Gaelic. "Champion." Outside Top 1000. See also Rurik. ..

[Rupert, Ruperto, Ruprecht, .. 27 more] Var. of Robert 4 Origin fr. Old German language. "Bright fame." Ruperto and Ruprecht are more exclusive as baby names among the forms of Robert. ..

[Rurek, Rurik, Ruy, .. 31 more] Forms of Roderick 5 Source fr. Old German language. "Famous power." Outside Top 1000. ..

[Rufiger, Ruggero, Ruggiero, Rutger, Ruttger, .. 10 more] Forms of Roger 6 Stems fr. Old German element. "Famous spearman." Rufiger, Ruggiero, etc. are hardly found as male names. ..

[Russo, .. 1 more] Form of Rousseau 7 Derived fr. Old French word. "Little red-haired one." Not in popularity charts. See also Russ. ..

[Ruy, .. 3 more] Form of Roy 8 Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Red." Ruy is not in the Top 1000. See also Ruby. ..

Ruben [Rube, Rubi, Rubin, Rubino] 9 Based on Spanish word. .. Singer Ruben Blades. Rubin (top 1%), Rubino (3%), Ruben (7%), Rubi (12%) and Rube (48%) occur often as surnames.

Rubio 10 Derived fr. Spanish. "Fair, blonde." Rubio, like the similar-sounding Ruby, exists more usually as a last name. See also Rube.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ru- names: Rudolph, Rudy, Ruel, Rufus, Rupert

Rudd 11 From Old English. "Ruddy-skinned." Rorudd, Ruddro and Ruddsa are kreatif forms.

Rudiger 12 Origin fr. German word. "Spear fame." Rudiger is rarely used as a birth name. See also Ruttger.

Rudolph [Rudey, Rudi, Rudie, Rudolf, Rudolpho, Rudolfo, Rudolphus, Rudy, .. 10 more] 13 Stems fr. Old German language. "Famous wolf." Adoption of Rudi and forms intensified during 1900-1909 and is less today, with Rudolf, Rudolph and Rudy becoming less trendy.

Rudy [Rudee, Rudelle, Rudi] 14 .. Singer Rudy Vallee. Usage of Rudee and variants soared in the 1940s and is almost as conventional now, but with Rudy becoming less in vogue.

Rudyard 15 Origin fr. Old English language. "Red paddock." Not Top 1000 name.

Rufaro 16 Stems fr. Shona language. "Happiness, elation." Not Top 1000 name.

Rufino [Ruffino] 17 Origin fr. Latin element. "Red-haired." Not in Top 1000. ..

Ruford [Rufford] 18 Source fr. Old English. "Red ford; rough ford." Outside Top 1000.

Rufus [Ruffus, Rufous] 19 Based on Latin. "Red-haired." Ruffus and Rufous are more unique as boys' names among the variant forms of Rufus. ..

Rugby 20 From Old English. "Rook fortress." Not Top 1000 name.

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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Ru- names for boys.

Reuben - Rugby
Reuben [Ruby, Rube, Ruben, Rubin, Rubino], Reuel [Ruel], Roark [Ruark], Robert [Rupert, Ruperto, Ruprecht], Roderick [Ruy, Rurek, Rurik], Roger [Rutger, Ruggero, Ruttger, Rufiger, Ruggiero], Rousseau [Russo], Roy [Ruy], Ruben [Rube, Rubi, Rubin, Rubino], Rubio, Rudd, Rudiger, Rudolph [Rudy, Rudi, Rudie, Rudey, Rudolf, Rudolfo, Rudolpho, Rudolphus], Rudy [Rudi, Rudee, Rudelle], Rudyard, Rufaro, Rufino [Ruffino], Ruford [Rufford], Rufus [Ruffus, Rufous], Rugby

Rune - Rutley
Rune, Rumford, Rupert [Ruprecht], Rurik, Rush, Rushford, Rushkin, Russell [Russ, Russel], Ruston [Rustan, Rusten, Rustin, Russton], Rusty [Rustyn], Rutherford [Rutherfurd], Rutland, Rutledge, Rutley