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The table below indicates the number of times the name Ruth has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ruth
Use of the Name Ruth for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,969 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ruth has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ruth
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  93234
1881  84277
1882  80323
1883  74387
1884  74442
1885  70507
1886  66581
1887  62627
1888  59850
1889  461,074
1890  461,195
1891  191,858
18926321253,291
18936071233,658
18945351563,372
1895968763,551
18966671253,905
18974352053,877
18985681554,249
1899771953,911
19006451654,765
19015281553,974
19025331754,383
19036511354,521
19046081554,900
19055222055,065
19065601855,137
19076941555,567
19086081946,172
19096701746,499
19104683557,200
19115942757,976
191264843511,235
191385033512,568
191479245515,808
191593845521,867
191685355523,175
191790151523,549
191898747525,552
191982663524,567
192094654526,082
192192758525,775
192278673523,622
192385963623,642
192480571623,594
192576076622,248
192675473620,179
192767092619,411
192879668617,829
192977669816,018
1930773691014,917
1931808611113,127
1932708771112,249
1933865521311,132
1934767651310,559
193587552159,978
193694943159,216
193788849159,596
193897543219,300
193988450229,063
1940  248,884
1941  288,851
1942  339,328
1943  339,343
1944  328,668
1945  338,037
1946  388,456
1947  448,483
1948  457,896
1949  477,649
1950  497,123
1951  537,074
1952  586,933
1953  626,576
1954  666,561
1955  696,191
1956  786,060
1957  845,664
1958  905,246
1959  975,052
1960  974,946
1961  964,887
1962  1044,296
1963  1133,863
1964  1143,637
1965  1183,237
1966  1282,845
1967  1452,421
1968  1492,152
1969  1681,900
1970  1781,820
1971  1911,620
1972  2011,390
1973  2021,271
1974  1951,306
1975  1991,227
1976  2051,199
1977  2121,182
1978  2131,204
1979  2161,200
1980  2071,255
1981  2091,261
1982  2221,177
1983  2241,117
1984  2231,158
1985  2331,114
1986  2431,074
1987  2511,016
1988  257988
1989  277970
1990  306899
1991  287980
1992  323841
1993  316841
1994  311871
1995  323840
1996  351789
1997  336846
1998  347835
1999  350854
2000  344890
2001  331926
2002  338888
2003  354868
2004  352883
Totals:  1,969 810,045

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ruth as a boy's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Ruth appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 48 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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