Ruth

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

Origin and Meaning

German and English spelling of Rut [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

Related Names

See Rut

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruths
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Ruth
Accusative: Ruth
Dative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruthar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruthin
Partitive: Ruthia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Ruth
Accusative: Ruth
Dative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruthar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruths
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Ruth
Genitive: Ruths

Name Day

Denmark Denmark

8 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Ruth Anlaug Ryste (born 24 July 1932), Norwegian trade unionist and politician

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&
Denmark Denmark[10]
9794 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
7391 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
4833 14685 0 2
Iceland Iceland[13]
62 188 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 2787 0 0
  #: 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: [12][10][11][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Ruth(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Ruth(f)

Sources: [12] [10] [11] [14]

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. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables