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Ruby

Heart
Diminutive of Reuben
"behold, a son"

Ruby Origin and Meaning

The name Ruby is a boy's name.
Though we love the Biblical name Reuben and its streamlined form Ruben, we'd caution against shortening it to Ruby for a boy. As one of the top girls' names throughout the English-speaking world, it's become too feminine for a boy.
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Ruby Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Ruby

These 20 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Ruby.
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Lists containing Ruby

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Famous People Named Ruby

  • Ruby LaffoonAmerican politician, 43rd governor of Kentucky
  • Rupert "Ruby" WalshIrish jockey
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Ruby in Pop Culture

  • Ruby Dennismain character in movie "Dear Mr. Wonderful"
  • Ruby Rhodcharacter in movie "The Fifth Element"
  • Rubymain character in the manga "Pokemon Adventures"
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