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Rue Meaning


What does Rue mean?

The name Rue is of English origin.

The meaning of Rue is "rue, bitter herb".

Rue is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Rue.

The Given Name Rue

Rue appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Rue has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rue McClanahan.

Rue Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 4,195 in baby name popularity for girls with 35 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,080 in baby name popularity for girls with 27 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Rue Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rue has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rue to other names.

Rue Related Names

Famous Rues

  • Rue McClanahan ~ Actress

Rue Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Rue.

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Rue Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rue in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rue.

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