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/Wales  ranked #12 
Canada (BC)  ranked #67 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #1 
Ireland  ranked #20 
Netherlands  ranked #346 
New Zealand  ranked #3 
Northern Ireland  ranked #22 
Scotland  ranked #24