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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rue

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 10 5 5
1900 7 7 0
1903 6 6 0
1906 5 0 5
1912 9 9 0
1915 17 10 7
1916 15 5 10
1917 27 11 16
1918 19 6 13
1919 12 0 12
1920 16 9 7
1922 18 5 13
1923 17 10 7
1924 14 7 7
1925 12 12 0
1926 14 7 7
1927 17 7 10
1928 16 10 6
1929 8 8 0
1930 14 8 6
1931 14 6 8
1932 18 8 10
1933 9 0 9
1934 8 0 8
1935 11 11 0
1937 23 13 10
1938 9 9 0
1939 5 5 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 9 9 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 13 7 6
1944 7 7 0
1945 6 0 6
1946 5 5 0
1947 6 6 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 13 6 7
1952 13 5 8
1953 16 8 8
1954 12 12 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 15 10 5
1957 13 5 8
1958 11 11 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 8 8 0
1964 5 0 5
1971 5 5 0
1978 6 6 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 32 32 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 37 31 6

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 realist, the way you are.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Eur". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rue". 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 Dec 21, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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