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Girl Names Starting with Ru-

Ru- baby names and what they mean, with 12 results. Ru- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 2.9%) and have become significantly less widespread since (USAGE 0.3%, 89.5%), with names like Rubie becoming somewhat dated. Rutan (TOP 8%) and Rutz (6%) are familiar Ru- last names. Here is the list of Ru- names for boys.

Ru- names

Rubena - Ruza

Rubena1, var. Rubine, Rubina1
Derived fr. Hebrew. "See, a son." Unconventional, but Rubena is similar to popular last names Riekena (UPPER 59%), Requena (14%), which also end with -ena.

Rupetta, Ruperta, Rupa, Ruberta
Var. of Roberta. Based on Old English, Old German words. "Bright fame." Unconventional. Ruberta and variants are not listed in the US Demographics.

Ruby and variants

Ruby, var. Rubyna, Rubinia, Rubina2, Rubie, Rubia, Rubianne, Rubi, Rubey, Rubetta, Rubee, Rubena2
Stems fr. English language. "The red gemstone." Rubi, Rubie and Ruby are more generally used as baby names among these variant forms.

Rudelle, var. Rudella
Root fr. Old German language. "Renowned." Rodelle and Rudelta are creative variations.

Rudi, var. Rudie
Derivative of Old German. "Famous wolf." Rudi and Rudie are not in the Top 2000.

Rue, var. Ruta
Source fr. English language. "Regret." Rue and Ruta are not often used as girls' names.

Rufina and variants

Rufina, var. Ruphyna, Ruffina, Rufeine, Rufeena
Derived fr. Latin language. "Red haired." Less popular today. Rufina was the variation last recorded (the 1920s) in the Top 2000.

Derivative of Japanese language. "Tears; affection." Rui is unique as a children's name.

Ruksanna, Ruksane, Ruksana
Var. of Roxanne. Based on Persian element. "Dawn." Not Top 2000 names.

Ruth and variants

Ruth, var. Ruthine, Ruthina, Ruthie, Ruthi, Ruthellen, Ruthetta, Ruthelle, Ruthe
Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Friend, companion." Ruth and variants became more trendy in 2018, gaining on average +27 positions as birth names with Ruthie gaining the most.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ru- names: Rubi, Rubie, Ruby, Rufina, Ruth

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ru- names: Ruthann, Ruthanne, Ruthe, Ruthie

Ruthann and variants

Ruthann, var. Ruthanne
Combination of Ruth and Ann. Ruthann and Ruthanne are more commonly used as children's names among these variations.

Ruzsa, Ruzha, Ruzenka, Ruzena, Ruza
Var. of Rose. Derived fr. Latin language. "Rose." Not in Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ru- names for girls.

1. Rubena - Ruza
Rubena [Rubine, Rubina], Roberta [Rupa, Rupetta, Ruperta, Ruberta], Ruby [Rubi, Rubie, Rubia, Rubey, Rubyna, Rubina, Rubinia, Rubianne, ..], Rudelle [Rudella], Rudi [Rudie], Rue [Ruta], Rufina [Ruphyna, Ruffina, Rufeine, Rufeena], Rui, Roxanne [Ruksana, Ruksane, Ruksanna], Ruth [Ruthi, Ruthe, Ruthie, Ruthine, Ruthina, Ruthetta, Ruthelle, Ruthellen], Ruthann [Ruthanne], Rose [Ruza, Ruzsa, Ruzha, Ruzena, Ruzenka]

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