US Popularity:21808
Other Origin(s):Chinese
Meaning:Friend, companion; Scholar; To eat
Roo is a gender-neutral name with a chipper chime. This cute and concise appellation is considered a respelling of Rue and Ru, giving Roo a versatile appeal. Often associated with Hebrew Ruth, Rue and Roo take on the meanings “friend” and “companion.” This warm sentiment is amplified by Roo’s connection to Winnie the Pooh, as the name is given to one of Pooh’s beloved friends, a young kangaroo. As a form of Chinese Ru, Roo can mean “scholar,” “to eat,” and more, depending on the characters used to spell it. Roo can also be a nickname for any name that begins with “Ru-” or “Roo-,” like Roofus, Ruann, Roody, Ruby, and Ruben.

Roo Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Roo is currently #21808 in U.S. births
Girl:Roo is currently #13146 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1125
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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