The name Rue is a girl's name of English, Greek origin meaning "regret". Rue and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".
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Rue has gone from Golden Girls actress to Hunger Games heroine. This botanical name is also a double word name, meaning regret in English and street in French, and has real potential to be one of the most popular new middle names for girls.
Actress Rue McClanahan, who played Blanche in The Golden Girls, was born Eddi-Rue, named for her parents' middle names Edwin and Rheua-Nell.
Actress Sara Rue made her surname the middle name of daughter Talulah Rue.
The herbal plant Rue was introduced by the Romans and has been prized for its medicinal properties--the ancients believed it guarded against epilepsy and vertigo and improved the sharpness of vision.
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