Ruth

Female

Meaning

Friendship

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/rʊθ/

Traits associated with the name Ruth:

Dogs named Ruth tend to be loving, good-natured, industrious, and hard-working. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Ruth?

Naming your dog Ruth suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic names and may have a sentimental attachment to the name. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the classic American author, Ruth Gordon.

Is Ruth a good dog name?

Ruth is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Ruth isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

834
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1,388
New York City Dog Name Database
1,575
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Ruth is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Ruth was, in the past month, the 2241st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Ruth is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Ruth was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Ruth's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Ruth is most adored in Idaho, North Dakota and Kansas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, New Jersey and Louisiana.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Ruth.

Most popular breeds named Ruth:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. Shiba Inu
  4. Boxer
  5. Rottweiler

Ruth is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Associated with a biblical figure and common in English naming traditions.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 1920s, it's now more associated with human grandmothers.

biblical dog names
biblical

Ruth is a prominent figure in the Old Testament, known for her loyalty and devotion.

Dog names like Ruth:

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Gracious, lovely
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Hebrew for beautiful
Herb
Ruth dog name meaning

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