Given Name RŪTA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Lithuanian

Meaning & History

Means "rue" in Lithuanian, the rue plant being a bitter medicinal herb which is a national symbol of Lithuania. This is also the Lithuanian form of RUTH (1).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ruth (Biblical), Routh (Biblical Greek), Rut (Biblical Hebrew), Ruth (Biblical Latin), Ruth (Danish), Ruth (Dutch), Ruth, Ruthie (English), Ruut (Finnish), Ruth (German), Reut, Rut (Hebrew), Rut (Icelandic), Ruth (Norwegian), Ruta (Polish), Rute (Portuguese), Ruf (Russian), Rut, Ruth (Spanish), Rut, Ruth (Swedish)
Entry updated October 30, 2011