Ruth as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Ruth?

We estimate that there are 229,392 people named Ruth who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Ruth is the 121st most common for women, and the 235th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Ruth?

The average person named Ruth is 62.33 years old.

Is Ruth a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,594 people named Ruth were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 187th most popular name for girls, and the 430th most popular overall.

The popularity of Ruth peaked in 1893, when it was the 3rd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Ruth a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Ruth is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Ruth are female.

Popularity of Ruth in England

In 2020, Ruth was the 582nd most popular name for girls in England and Wales.