Rui Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced ROO-EE or RWEE
Also written Ruy.
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Medieval Portuguese short form of Rodrigo.
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Ruy de Carvalho, Portuguese actor
Rui Luís Brás, Portuguese actor
Rui Mendes, Portuguese actor and theater director
Ruy Filipe (aka Rui Filipe), costume designer ("Hotel Rwanda")
Rui Veloso, Portuguese singer and musician
Benedito Ruy Barbosa, Brazilian author, writer and dramaturg
Rui Barata, Brazilian writer
Ruy Belo, Portuguese writer
Ruy Ohtake, Brazilian architect
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"Rui, o pequeno Cid" (Portuguese) / リトル・エル・シドの冒険 (Japanese) a 1980's Anime show