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Rubi (boy)

What does Rubi mean?

Rubi Pronunciation of Rubi [ru-bi] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Rubi) is of Spanish derivation. Rubi is an alternate form of Ruben (Spanish).


3 relations via Ruben: Rube, Rubin and Rubino.

Creative forms:
(male) Rugi, Ruro, ..

(female) Runi, Ruri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rubi Kayden (R.K.), ..

How popular is Rubi?

Rubi is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#17475 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Rubi (unlisted) are Rube, Ruben (#371 via latest list) and Rubin. Adoption of these relations of Rubi was more pronounced among parents 23 years ago (adoption of 0.09%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.05%, 51%), with forms such as Rubin becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rube, Ruben, Rubin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rubi is pronounced similarly to Rabbi, Rabbie, Rabee, Rabi, Robbie, Robby, Robi, Rubio and Ruby. Other suggested similar names are Bibi, Cobi, Gabi, Kobi, Obi, Rab, Rafi, Rai, Rami, Ravi, Rei, Remi, Reubin, Riki, Rob, Robb, Robin, Roi, Rudd, Rudi, Rudie, Rudy, Ruel, Rugby, Rune, Rurik, Rush, Russ, Ruy and Tobi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rubi.