First Name
852
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ruthy

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Alt. Meaning

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

U is for understanding, you show for others.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Notable Persons Named Ruthy

Kate McTell was a blues and gospel music musician. Her career lasted from 1932 to 1932. Kate was given the name Ruthy Kate Williams on August 22nd, 1911 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Kate is also known as Ruby Glaze. She left this life on October 3rd, 1991.

Popularity:

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 8 8 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 12 12 0
1920 15 15 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 6 6 0
1923 14 14 0
1924 16 16 0
1925 11 11 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 13 13 0
1929 13 13 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 9 9 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 15 15 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 13 13 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 14 14 0
1942 7 7 0
1943 13 13 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 17 17 0
1955 22 22 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 21 21 0
1958 29 29 0
1959 29 29 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 10 10 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 6 6 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 5 5 0
1982 8 8 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 6 6 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 5 5 0
2001 6 6 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 6 6 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 8 8 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 5 5 0

Fun Facts about the name Ruthy

  • How Popular is the name Ruthy? Ruthy is the 11,691st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ruthy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 852 babies born with the first name Ruthy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ruthy to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ruthy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ruthy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ruthy is Friday, June 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Ruthy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ruthy was in 1958 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Ruthy Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ruthy is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Ruthy: Your name in reverse order is Yhtur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrtuh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ruthy born Nov 3, 2000

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 Northern England approximately on 600. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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