Ruth Name Meaning

English: from Middle English reuthe ‘pity’ (a derivativenof rewen to pity, Old English hreowan) nickname for ancharitable person or for a pitiable one. The personal name Ruthnwas little used in England in the Middle Ages among non-Jews, and isnunlikely to have had any influence on the surname. adm SwissnGerman: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formednwith hrod ‘renown’ (see Rode). EGnot Jewish -nab

List of People with Surname Ruth

According to our database, there are a total of 4,934 people with the surname Ruth. Among these people surnamed Ruth, there are about 819 unique names, with an average of 6 people who have the same name. Patricia Ruth, Barbara Ruth and Betty Ruth are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Ruth, with 45, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that Pennsylvania has the largest number of people surnamed Ruth, with a total of 693 people, and there are a total of 348 unique names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ruth, with a total of 392 people and an average of 271 unique names.