Given Name RUARC

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Irish

Meaning & History

Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrœrekr (Ancient Scandinavian), Rurik (Russian)

Categories

rain, storms, uncertain etymology, water, weather
Entry updated October 11, 2012