An old classic, this Hebrew name means “friend.” And what better name meaning could you ask for? For a little girl who will probably sleep with 78 stuffed animal “friends” in her bed, this name is perfect.
Famous people named Ruth:
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Dr. Ruth, media personality and sex therapist; early 20th-century actresses Ruth Chatterton, Ruth Gordon, and Ruth Roman.
The biblical Ruth is an ancestor of King David.