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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 7 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: Famous spear or compassio...

Pronunciation: RUTH-er, /ˈruː.θər/, R UW TH ER

Popularity Rank: #190,241

On this page:

  • 1. Ruther Meaning
  • 2. Ruther Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Ruther
  • 4. Translations of Ruther
  • 5. Ruther Name Popularity
  • 6. Ruther popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Ruther
  • 8. Ruther Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Ruther

Ruther Meaning

Derived from the Old English name 'Hrothgar', which means 'famous spear'. It can also be a shortened form of the name Ruth, meaning 'compassionate friend'.

Ruther also means "Famous spear or compassionate friend".

Ruther is commonly found in Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and 19 more countries.

Ruther Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: RUTH-er

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈruː.θər/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: R UW TH ER

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

TH: Pronounce as in "thin" (TH IH N)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Ruther

Ruther Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ruther is recorded 102 times globally, ranking it as the 190,241th most common name worldwide.

Ruther is most prevalent in Peru, with 23 occurrences, making it the 16,035th most popular name in the country.

In Peru, the name Ruther is found among 1 in every 41504 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Ruther popularity in U.S.


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