Rule is not a common name. This name has a French origin.The meaning of Rule is 'famous wolf' or 'Ruler. This name is also used as a surname. Today, this surname exists most in Germany, the UK, the USA, New Zealand, and Canada. As of 2010, in USA over 6200 people with the last name Rule have been recorded. The oldest traced record of this name in the USA was in 1875. Some of the famed people sharing the name Rule are - Jeffrey Bruce Atkins, a.k.a, Ja Rule (1976-current) - an infamous American rapper and actor; Janice Rule (1931-2003) - a versatile American actress; Bobby Frank Rule (1944-2019) - an American professional basketball player.