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What does Rubie mean?

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

Associated with: red.


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

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

Creative forms:
(female) Rabie, Ribie, ..

(male) Ruis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rubie Giuliana (R.G.), ..

How popular is Rubie?

Rubie is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2134 out of 4276, Top 50%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#76946 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rubie reached its apex rank of #592 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rubie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ruby (#83 in recent rankings) and Rubi (#1340) are the popular variation forms of Rubie. Other forms, like Rubina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Rubie was widespread in the 1910s (average #886) and has become significantly diminished since (#1141, 63.4%), with versions like Rubie becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Rubie is pronounced similarly to Rabiah, Reba, Rebba, Rebbie, Roba, Robbee, Robbey, Robbi, Robbie, Robby, Robee and Robi. Other recommended names are Abbie, Aubrie, Audie, Baubie, Bobie, Ibbie, Jobie, Judie, Julie, Lucie, Ramie, Remie, Renie, Rie, Robin, Robine, Rodie, Rosie, Roxie, Rubine, Rudi, Rudie, Rue, Rui, Ruthe, Ruthie, Rylie, Sudie, Sukie, Susie, Suzie and Taubie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rubie.

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