Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. ROO-bee
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Meaning & History

Simply 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

VariantRubye
Other Languages & CulturesRubena(Esperanto) Rubina(Italian)
User SubmissionsRúbý, Ruby

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Entry updated July 27, 2015