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Baby Name Ruth

Meaning of Ruth - What does the name Ruth means?
Gender: Girl Name
Origin: Hebrew
Name Meaning: Of uncertain etymology, most think it is derived from the Hebrew ruth, a possible contraction of re'uth (companion, friend). The name is borne in the Bible by the Moabite wife of Mahlon and daughter-in-law of Naomi. After the death of her husband, father-in-law, and brother-in-law, Ruth returned to Bethlehem with Naomi, where she married Boaz and gave birth to Obed, the grandfather of David. Her story is told in the Old Testament book of Ruth,
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