Popular Baby Names From 100 Years Ago
Classic baby names for boy and girls
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This Hebrew name, meaning “friend” and “companion,” Ruth was a central character in the Old Testament as an ancestor of King David. The name became very popular in the United States following the birth of Ruth Cleveland, the daughter of President Grover Cleveland who was in office from 1891-1904. The Baby Ruth candy bar was named in her honor.
* Data collected from the Social Security Administration.