Gender: Female Meaning of Ruthie: "compassionate friend" Origin of Ruthie: Diminutive of Ruth, Hebrew

Ruthie Origin and Meaning

The name Ruthie is a girl's name meaning "compassionate friend".

After a dip in the early aughts, Ruth is on the upswing again, and so too is Ruthie. It softens Ruth's harsher edges, but most parents will still prefer to put Ruth on the birth certificate.

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indiefendi2 Says:


This reminds me of roofies....

Courtney Says:


I love the name Ruthie. But to me the websites similar names are weird. This name isn't weird, it's traditional.

madmaddie Says:


Much cuter - and better - than Ruth by itself