Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Ancient Irish
Other Forms FormsRuith
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Meaning & History
Roith, Ruith = "Wheel" / Mug Ruith/Mogh Roith = "Servant of the wheel"Mug Ruith/Mogh Roith - Famous druid of ancient Ireland and beheaded John the Baptist. Mug Ruith was perhaps a sun God and inventor. There were Medieval legends which connected Mug Ruith to the Sorcerer Simon Magus where in one of these legends they create a flying machine called 'roth ramach' (rowing wheel). Mug/Mogh is seen as wearing and Ox hide, bird mask, and is blind in either one or both eyes.