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What does Rubia mean?

Rubia Pronunciation of Rubia [ru-bia] as a name for girls is an English name, and the name Rubia means "the red gemstone". Rubia is a variant form of Ruby (English).

Associated with: red.


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

6 more related forms via Ruby: Rubena, Rubetta, Rubianne, Rubina, Rubinia and Rubyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Ribia, Robia, ..


Middle name pairings:
Rubia Martina (R.M.), ..

How popular is Rubia?

Rubia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#93006 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ruby (#83 in recent rankings), Rubi (#1340) and Rubie are the popular related forms of Rubia (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Rubey, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Rubia was common among parents in the 1910s (median #886) and has become significantly less since (#1141, 63.4% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Rubia is alike in pronunciation to Rabiah, Reba, Rebba, Rebbie, Reeba, Reyba, Rheba, Roba, Robbi, Robbie, Robby, Robee and Robi. Other recommended names are Abia, Albia, Auria, Dumia, Eulia, Fabia, Julia, Junia, Lucia, Nibia, Nubia, Rania, Rasia, Razia, Reubina (see Rubena), Rhia, Ria, Robin, Robina, Rubine, Rudi, Rudie, Rufina, Rui, Rupa, Ruta, Ruza, Ruzha, Ruzsa, Tulia and Yulia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rubia.

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