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What does Rubey mean?

Rubey Pronunciation of Rubey [rubey] as a girls' name is an English name, and the name Rubey means "the red gemstone". Rubey is a version of Ruby (English).

Associated with: red.


Rubey has 4 variants: Rubee, Rubi, Rubia and Rubie.

4 more relations via Ruby: Rubena, Rubetta, Rubina and Rubyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Rabey, Rebey, ..

(male) Rudes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rubey Jillian (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rubey?

Rubey is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#47485 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Rubey (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Ruby (#83 from recent data), Rubi (#1340) and Rubie. These relations of Rubey were favored as baby names a century ago (median #886) and have become much less popular since (#1141, 63.4%), with forms such as Rubi becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rubi, Rubie, Ruby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ruby outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rubey is alike in pronunciation to Reba, Rebba, Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robby, Robee and Robi. Other suggested similar names are Abbey, Aubrey, Jobey, Judey, Juley, Raley, Reney, Rey, Riley, Rosey, Roxey, Rue, Ryley, Sukey, Taubey and Tobey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rubey.

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