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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.
VariantRubye
Other Languages & CulturesRubina(Italian)
User SubmissionRúbý

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