Polish, Latvian
"compassionate friend"

Ruta Origin and Meaning

The name Ruta is a girl's name meaning "compassionate friend".
The Polish form of Ruth has mostly been lost outside of Poland, but though rare, it can still be heard in Midwestern cities with large Polish populations. With Ruth now on the ascent, Ruta may be worth rediscovering.

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Famous People Named Ruta

  • Ruta Sepetysauthor of "Between Shades Of Gray" and "Salt to the Sea"

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