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This name’s roots go back to the Old Testament, where Ruth was a woman loyal and devoted to her mother-in-law. The name is also believed to mean “the vision of beauty.” Solid and reliable, the name has been popular in America, Germany and Scandinavia. Some parents love the nickname Ruthie.

Rank in the year 2015

Ruth was ranked #611 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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