What does Rue mean?

European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy

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How is Rue pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Rue?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Rue reflects your personality or your interests. Others might say that it is a play on words or a clever name.

Is Rue a good cat name?

Rue is a one-syllable cat name, making it succinct and fast to say. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Rue isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Rue is found in these categories:

literary cat names

She's named after a Hunger Games character, a popular book series.

badass cat names

Echoes Hunger Games' stealthy, survivalist tribute and means regret in French.


Based on likes, Rue ranks #1,346 with users of

Rue is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rue was, over the past 30 days, the 3481st ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Rue is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Rue was viewed 16 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Rue:

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