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Subject: Re: Mike C.:
Author: Mike C   (Authenticated as Mike C)
Date: April 24, 2004 at 5:30:18 PM
Reply to: Mike C.: by Yahalome Tal
Hi Yahalome,
It was my understanding that Reut comes directly from the modern Hebrew vocabulary word reut or re'ut meaning friendship, not from the name Ruth (which ultimately has the same origin). So though the names may be related etymologically, they are not the "same" name.

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