Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ROO  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the bitter medicinal herb, ultimately deriving from Greek ῥυτή (rhyte). This is also sometimes used as a short form of Ruth 1.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRūta(Latvian) Rūta(Lithuanian)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020