Ruth

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

German and English spelling of Rut [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Rut

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ruth
Accusative: Ruth
Dative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruthar

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

8 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

CountryCommonnessFemale ♀ Male ♂
Statimg f legend.pngStatimg m legend.pngas main name#also aux. name&as main name#also aux. name&
Denmark Denmark[8] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m0.png 12297 n.a. 0 n.a
Sweden Sweden[9] Statimg f5.pngStatimg m1.png 5385 14526 0 2
Norway Norway[10] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m0.png 3795 8980 0 0
Finland Finland[11] Statimg f4.pngStatimg m1.png n.a. 2625 n.a 1
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Ruth(f) Sources: [9][8][10][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ruth(f) Sources: [12]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ruth(f)

Sources: [9] [8] [10] [11]

References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. details see Name Statistic tables