*RUTH, meaning 'beauty'; a Moabitess who married Mahlon, son of Elimelech and Naomi. When both Naomi's sons and her husband die, Ruth is determined to accompany her back to her hometown of Bethlehem. There, she cared for Naomi and gleaned leftovers from the harvest. She also caught the eye of the wealthy owner of the fields.
Our sweet Abigail! I've always loved this name, but I fell in love with it even more when I read the meaning. My Father's Joy and the biblical meaning sealed the deal for us choosing this name. Love you, Abigail!