US Popularity:2277
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Regret; Street
You definitely won't rue the day you chose this catchy name. Its meaning might be on the melancholy side, but baby Rue will always be able to put a smile on your face. This gender-neutral British name means "regret," but is also the word for "street" in French so, like many French names, it has a healthy dose of style, too. Rue is a herb used in medicines, first utilized by the Romans who believed it would sharpen vision and help guard against epilepsy and vertigo. The name got a new lease of life thanks to The Hunger Games, so it can also be a way for you to reference a favorite book.

Rue Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rue is currently #1232 on The Bump
Boy:Rue is currently #898 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Rue is currently #667 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rue is currently #2277 in U.S. births
Boy:Rue is currently #15755 in U.S. births
Girl:Rue is currently #2411 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 35
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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