Popularity:6084
Origin:Portuguese
Meaning:Famous ruler
Rui is a boy’s name with Portuguese origins. Meaning “famous ruler”, Rui is a simple but strong name that's a popular choice for those with ties to the Iberian Peninsula. Rui derives from the name Rodrigo but has since taken on a life of its own. Soccer fans alike may also recognize this name as many of their famous soccer stars bear the name Rui. For those looking to pay homage to a Rodrigo, Roderick, or Roger, Rui is a great international alternative.
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