Diminutive of Ruth, Hebrew
"compassionate friend"

Ruthie Origin and Meaning

The name Ruthie is 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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Famous People Named Ruthie

  • Valentine Ruth "Ruthie" HenshallEnglish actress and singer
  • Alice Ruth "Ruthie" BoltonAmerican basketball player
  • Ruth Mary "Ruthie" MorrisAmerican guitarist for rock band Magnapop
  • Ruthie FosterAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Ruthie Ann MilesAmerican actress and singer
  • Ruthie TompsonAmerican animator for Disney
  • Ruthie AlcaideAmerican reality TV personality ("The Real World" and "Road Rules")
  • Ruthie CollinsAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Ruth Ray De La Luz 'Ruthie Ray' Leonard (b. 2019)daughter of Bekah Martinez and Grayston Leonard

Ruthie in Pop Culture

  • Ruth Anne 'Ruthie' Camdencharacter on TV's "7th Heaven"
  • Ruthie Smithenscharacter in the American Girl series
  • Ruthie Lombardcharacter in comic strip "One Big Happy" by Rick Detorie
  • Ruthiecharacter in movie "The Big Empty"
  • Ruthie Spieglemancharacter in John Green's "Paper Towns"
  • Ruthie Aldercharacter on TV's "Diff'rent Strokes" and "Hello, Larry"