The Baby Ruth Candy Bar was named after President Grover Cleveland's daughter, Ruth Cleveland according to claims by the Curtiss Candy Company. Legend has it that the Oh Henry! Candy Bar was named for a boy who used to flirt with the girls at the Williamson Candy Company.
Allegedly the Baby Ruth candy bar was named after President Grover Cleveland's daughter Ruth Cleveland . It is , however , more likely that the candy bar was named after the famous baseball player Babe Ruth in order to promote the candy bar's popularity .