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Ruth Early Origins



The surname Ruth was first found in Morayshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Ruth Spelling Variations


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Ruth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Randolph, Randolf and others.

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Ruth Early History


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Ruth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ruth research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1485, and 1603 are included under the topic Early Ruth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ruth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ruth Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ruth Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ruth Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Vincent Ruth, who landed in Massachusetts in 1645
  • Ann Ruth, who arrived in Maryland in 1678

Ruth Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Kristiaan Ruth, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Michael Ruth, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Peter Ruth, who arrived in America in 1733
  • Christian Ruth, aged 35, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1737
  • Hans Ruth, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ruth Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nikolaus Ruth, who landed in Brazil in 1828
  • Ludwig Ruth, aged 33, landed in New Orleans, La in 1848
  • Margaretha Ruth, aged 1, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1848
  • Barbara Ruth, aged 33, landed in New Orleans, La in 1848
  • Heinrich Ruth, who arrived in North America in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Ruth Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Ruth arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Recovery" in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ruth (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ruth (post 1700)



  • Alfred S. Ruth (1865-1915), American politician, Member of the Washington State Senate (1901-1903) and (1903-1913)
  • Thomas Del Ruth (b. 1942), American two-time Primetime Emmy Award winning cinematographer, best known for his work on The West Wing (1999), Stand by Me (1986) and The Breakfast Club (1985)
  • Roy Del Ruth (1893-1961), American film director, best known for his work on Topper Returns (1941), Ziegfeld Follies (1945) and It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
  • Kristin Ruth, American jurist, a former state district court judge in North Carolina
  • Earl B. Ruth (1916-1989), American politician, three-term U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 48th Governor of American Samoa (1975-1976)
  • George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (1895-1948), nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat," the famous American Major League Baseball player, inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time
  • Frank W. Ruth (d. 1968), American Democrat politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate 11th District, 1935-60
  • Earl Baker Ruth (1916-1989), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from North Carolina 8th District, 1969-75; Governor of American Samoa, 1975-76
  • Carol Ruth, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008
  • Becky Ruth, American Republican politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives 114th District, 2012
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Ruth Historic Events


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Ruth Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Ray A Ruth (b. 1961), American Specialist 4th Class from Walterboro, South Carolina, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

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Suggested Readings for the name Ruth


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Suggested Readings for the name Ruth



  • Family History of the Warren, Stone, Dayton, Routh, Wurster, Daggett, and Young Families by Candy Daggett Young.
  • The Routh (also Ruth) Family in America by Ross Holland Routh.
  • The Rouths (also Ruth) of Randolph County, N.C. by Lawrence W. Routh.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) RECOVERY from London 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Recovery.htm

Other References

  1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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The Ruth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ruth Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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