RUBY
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ROO-bee   [key]
Meaning & History
Simply means "ruby" from the name of the precious stone (which ultimately derives from Latin ruber "red"), which is the birthstone of July. It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Rubye
Popularity
United States  ranked #93 
England and Wales  ranked #11 
Canada (BC)  ranked #46 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #10 
Ireland  ranked #16 
Netherlands  ranked #335 
New Zealand  ranked #10 
Northern Ireland  ranked #20 
Scotland  ranked #22