[ 1 syll. ru-ne, run-e ] The baby boy name Rune is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Ruw-N or RUW-N-eh- †. Rune is largely used in the Scandinavian language and it is derived from Old Norse origins. It is derived from the element 'rún' which means secret lore. From the short form of other given names, but now used as an independent name in its own right.
Rune is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Rune: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"