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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rue

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • #12523 All Time
Girls
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How popular is the name "Rue" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
18961055
1900770
1903660
1906505
1912990
191517107
191615510
1917271116
191819613
191912012
19201697
192218513
192317107
19241477
192512120
19261477
192717710
192816106
1929880
19301486
19311468
193218810
1933909
1934808
193511110
1937231310
1938990
1939550
1940550
1941990
1942880
19431376
1944770
1945606
1946550
1947660
194810100
1949770
1950990
19511367
19521358
19531688
195412120
1955660
195615105
19571358
195811110
1961550
1962880
1964505
1971550
1978660
2010990
201113130
201232320
201327270
201437316

Want to know about the populiarty of Rue? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 701 babies born with the name Rue in the United States. That's more than enough Rues to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rue" was in 2012 with a total of 32 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rue" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rue as well as things modernly associated with the name Rue such as celebrities named Rue.

English

Origin and Meaning of Rue

The name "Rue" is of English origin, and it means "Herb or diminutive form of Ruth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Rue McClanahan

Rue McClanahan is an actress, comedienne, author, and fashion designer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1957 to 2010. Rue was born in 1935 as Eddi-Rue McClanahan in Healdton, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

R is for relax, you know how!

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Eur". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uer". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rue born Jul 4, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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