Rui: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rui

Rui

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Portuguese name.
Pronounced ROO-EE or RWEE
Also written Ruy.

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Ruca

Meanings and history of the name Rui: | Edit

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

Rui in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Rui, o pequeno Cid" (Portuguese) / リトル・エル・シドの冒険 (Japanese) a 1980's Anime show

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