What does Rugby mean?
Rugby /rug-by/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Rugby is "rook fortress". Name of a famous British school, which gave its name to the famous game.
VariationsKreatif forms: Ranby, Rickby, Rodby. [more]
How popular is Rugby?
Rugby is an uncommonly occurring given name for men and an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Rugby for boys. Rugby has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Ruby. Like Rugby, this name is not frequently used.