Name Ruth - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Courts, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

From Hebrew Ruth, "friend, companion".
This name has been very successful in English-speaking countries, but it is still rare in France.


British actress Ruth Wilson (The Affair), French journalist Ruth Elkrief, Irish actress Ruth Kearney, British author Ruth Rendell ... There is also Ruth Handler, American businesswoman who invented the Barbie doll in 1959 .

In the Bible, Ruth the Moabite was Booz's wife. She gave birth to Obed, grandfather of King David.

His character :

Shy and quite secretive, Ruth feels at ease only surrounded by those whom she knows well and of whom she knows herself to be appreciated. Affectionate, she is also generous and knows how to give of her time and her person to help those around her. Lively and intelligent, she will have no trouble succeeding in life, but needs to be given some independence and freedom to choose her path. Passionate about travel, she also loves nature and find herself calm from time to time to relax.


Rut, Ruthie.

His party :

The Ruth are celebrated on October 2nd.

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