Rutha name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rutha mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rutha

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Alabama, U.S., the name Rutha is of Scottish origin and means "The same as Ruth in the Bible".
  2. A submission from Indiana, U.S. says the name Rutha means "Friend" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rutha

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rutha

Heinz Rutha

Heinz was born on April 20th, 1897. He breathed his last breath on November 4th, 1937.


Fun Facts about the name Rutha

  • How Popular is the name Rutha? Rutha is the 5,635th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rutha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,799 babies born with the first name Rutha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rutha to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rutha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rutha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rutha is Tuesday, August 18th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Rutha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rutha was in 1925 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Rutha Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rutha is not a popular baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Rutha: The name spelled backwards is Ahtur. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Hatru. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rutha name meaning

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