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Gender: Female Meaning of Rut: "companion, friend" Origin of Rut: Czech, variation of Ruth

The name Rut is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "companion, friend". Rut and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Least Favorite - B/G Twins with middles".

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Pronounced ROOT in its native land, but in a rut here.

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Famous People Named Rut

Rut Blees Luxemburg, German photographer
Rut Brandt, German writer
(Rut) Hedvig Lindahl, Swedish footballer
John Rut, English mariner
Tadeusz Rut, Polish athlete
Tomasz Rut, Polish painter
Rut Castillo Galindo, Mexican rhythmic gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Rut

Rut, the period of time when certain ungulates mate
Rut, a depression or groove worn into a road or path
The Ruts, British punk rock band