The Red Gemstone

Ruby Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \roo-bee\
Number in U.S 👶 358,000
Rate in 2021 189
Numerology 🔢 3
Name origin 🌍 English

Ruby Name Meaning

The name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ is a given French name that means ‘’ Red gem ‘’ or ‘’ A ruby Jewel ‘’ and also ‘’ a deep red precious stone ‘’. This name is originally Latin. It derives from the Latin word ‘’ Ruber ‘’.

The name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ has been mostly used in English speaking countries in the Victorian era. Also ‘’ Ruby ‘’ is pronounced as ‘’ ROO-bee ‘’.

Gender should not have any special role in children lives, but if you are considering the name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ as your baby name, you should consider that the name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ has been given to girls all around the world and this name could be a perfect name for your new born baby. Also if you as parents are interested in precious stones, the given name would be the best for your baby.

This name has 2 syllables with four letters. Also three nicknames similar to this name are possible, such as ‘’ Bee ‘’ , ‘’ Rube ‘’ and ‘’ Rubes ‘’.

Actually this name has slowly been rising in popularity and continuing to jump ranks since breaking the top 100. In the year 2016, the name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ reached its peak at 66, but since then this name has slightly fallen. However, this name is still 37th most popular name, based on the different researches.

Some families also care about the famous people who are named ‘’ Ruby ‘’, if you also pay attention to notable people named ‘’ Ruby ‘’, here we have a list of their names.

‘’ Ruby Ashbourne Serkis ‘’ English actress born in 1998. ‘’ Ruby Barker ‘’ British actress born in 1996. ‘’ Ruby Bradley ‘’ Army nurse born in 1907 – 2002. ‘’ Ruby Bridges ‘’ The first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school and also American activist. ‘’ Ruby da Cherry ‘’ American hip hop rapper.

Some parents believe that the name “ Ruby “ is an old fashioned name, but the truth is that “ Ruby “  is a modern name. Actually the name “ Ruby “ entered the list of the most popular names as a given name in the 19th century.

If you are considering this name as your baby name, it is necessary to know that the name “ Ruby “ is both a boy’s name and a girl’s name.

This name has been used all around the world. People also pronounce this name in different ways and forms, for example “ Ruby “ is pronounced as “ Rubin “ in Albanian, “ Ruby “ in “ Basque “, “ Rubin “ in “ Bosnian “, “ Rubinu “ in “ Corsican “, “ Robijn “ in “ Dutch “ and “ Rubiin “ in Estonian. 

Also the name “ Ruby “ has been used as a masculine form. Also the given name is used as a nickname for the name “ Reuben “.

The name ‘’ Ruby ‘’ in reverse order is ‘’ Ybur ‘’ which might be interesting and notable for some parents. If are named ‘’ Ruby ‘’, you are expressive, optimistic, outgoing and inspiring.

As ‘’ name ‘’ is the first early gift you give to your baby, you should pay attention to this process as well. You can select the best name for your new born baby using the text above. 

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Comments on the name Ruby
12/26/2022 1:27:54 PM

Love the name perfect for a little girl or Ruby-Mae

12/23/2022 12:17:12 PM

Ruby is becoming popular, with some people it really works with how they look. You can just tell sometimes when someone should have a certain name. And Ruby is bold, and very pretty.

10/1/2022 1:46:38 PM

ruby is a pwetty name! it reminds me of clear red gems (obviously) its very nice...

7/14/2021 3:35:24 AM

I love the name ruby! it is so pretty, i think of the top names, ruby, and a jewellers shop. i really think ruby tarrin is pretty!


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Ruby?
The origin of the name Ruby is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Ruby?
The Red Gemstone
*️⃣ How many people are named Ruby?
Almost 358000 people are named Ruby.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Ruby?
The names of Summer, Samara, Xiomara, Samir, Samira