Ruth

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
EDITOR LISTS
Old Fashioned
Pronunciation
ROOTH
Meaning
Mate, companion

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Ruth is a short and powerful name to select for your young girl.Ruth originates in Hebrew language and means "mate, companion". Ruth was a young woman of Moab, the main figure in The Book of Ruth, one of the books of Old Testament. She was the great-grandmother of David and an ancestor of Jesus. As a Christian name, it started being used after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized by President's Grover Cleveland's daughter, 'Baby' Ruth Cleveland.

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