Meaning:red gemstone


Pronunciation:roo bee

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About Ruby

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Ruby is a modern name that would be perfect for a baby girl, if you’re looking for a sweet name. This would be ideal for those parents who really like precious stones.

Detailed Meaning

The name Ruby comes from the precious red gemstone. Common in the late 19th and mid-20th century, the name is enjoying a partial revival in English-speaking regions. Ruby is also the birthstone for July.

Famous People With This Name

Famous Rubys include: Ruby Jane Smith, an American musician and singer, model Ruby Rose and also actress Ruby Dee, who is known for her role in Spike Lee’s film, “Do the Right Thing.”

Possible Nicknames

Ruby is a short name by itself, these are some nicknames that could be chosen for your baby girl – Ru, Rue, Bee, Bibi.

Related Names

A similar name to Ruby is Scarlett, as it means a bright shade of red. These are some alternative spellings of the name as well, including: Rubee, Rubey, Rubi, Rubie.

Stories Featuring This Name

Ruby is a fictional character in “Pokémon,” the television shows, “Supernatural” and “Once Upon a Time.” The band Kaiser Chiefs also wrote a famous song called “Ruby” in 2007.

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