Rut f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Rut m for the male version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of the Hebrew name רוּת (Rut) of uncertain meaning. Some theories:

1) Hebrew רְעוּת (re'ut) = 'friend' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Hebrew 'refreshment' [4]

3) Hebrew 'appearance, beauty' [4]

4) Hebrew 'shepherd' [2] [6]

5) By English Puritans later associated with English ruth = 'pity, sorrow, compassion' [9] [1]

Related Names

Ruhte
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Sami
Rut
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Ruta
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Rute
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Ruth
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Rutha
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Rútse
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Greenlandic
Rutsi
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Greenlandic
Rutt
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Rutta
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Ruut
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Finish
Ruuth
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Ruuti
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Ruutti
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Ruutu
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See also Tutti

Combinations

For combinations see RUT (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Rut
Genitive: Ruts
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Rut
Accusative: Rut
Dative: Rut
Genitive: Rutar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Rut
Genitive: Rutin
Partitive: Rutia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Rut
Accusative: Rut
Dative: Rut
Genitive: Rutar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Rut
Genitive: Ruts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Rut
Genitive: Ruts

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

8 August

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

28 November

Norway Norway

28 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

4 January

Sweden Sweden

4 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Bible

  • Rut is the central character of the book Rut (Ruth in English) in the Old Testament.

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
9160 19568 0 2
Norway Norway[12]
353 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
194 1588 0 0
Denmark Denmark[14]
84 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a. 964 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.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[11][14][12][15]:Name statistics for Rut(f)

Sources: [11] [14] [12] [15]

Sources: [11] [14] [12] [15]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  10. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi