Meaning and name origin
Ruby is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3478 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ruby for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ruby and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Reuben (#848) and Ruby. (2014 statistics).
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. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ruby.