"behold, a son"

Ruby Origin and Meaning

The name Ruby is a boy's name meaning "behold, a son".
A short form of the Biblical name Reuben and especially its streamlined form Ruben. As a gemstone name, it's currently enjoying a fresh boom of popularity for girls – nearing the US Top 50 for the first time in almost a century.

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20 Names Similar to Ruby

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Famous People Named Ruby

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

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"