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Ruby meaning and name origin
Ruby \r(u)-by\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ruby), has the meaning "see, a son" and is a variant of Reuben (Hebrew): from the original form Reuven.
Ruby is also pronounced similarly to Rabi, Robby, Robi, Rubi and Rubio. Other suggested similar baby names are Rab, Rob, Robb, Rube, Rudy, Rugby and Ruy.
Popularity of Ruby
Ruby is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3478 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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