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ruby

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > italic > latin
ORIGIN:
latin 
NAME ROOT:
RŭBĕR > RUBINUS LăPIS
MEANING:
This name derives from the Medieval Latin “rŭbĕr (rubinus lăpis)”, meaning “red stone, red, reddish, red skin.” The name first Ruby, came into wide use for girls in the late Victorian era along with other jewel names. Ruby is a currently popular name in English-speaking countries. It was the second most popular name given to baby girls in England and Wales in 2009, was the 24th most popular name given to baby girls born in Scotland in 2009.
KEYWORDS:
PRECIOUS STONES / COLORS (RED)

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • germangerman
  • irishirish
  • scottishscottish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
english
rubye

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
esperanto
rubena
hungarian - magyar
rubina, rubin, rubinka
icelandic
Rúbý
italian
rubina, rubiana, Rubinia, rubia
portuguese
rúbia

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#93UNITED STATES RANKING

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

3
Numerological Values:
3

Traits associated with the number 3 include advanced social skills and articulation. People with name-number 3 are delightful to speak to and are often successful orators or writers. They have a colorful imagination and enjoy life to the fullest.

Chakra Number:
3: The number of the Solar Plexus Chakra "Manipura"

Yellow. The centre of our being - the color of sunshine and the color of the third energy centre - the solar plexus chakra. The main energy of yellow is intellect. Do you like yellow color? Discover what yellow means and how it manifests in your body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Color meaning:

The color yellow relates to acquired knowledge. It is the color which resonates with the left or logic side of the brain stimulating our mental faculties and creating mental agility and perception. Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the color psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope, happiness, cheerfulness and fun. In the meaning of colors, yellow inspires original thought and inquisitiveness. Yellow is creative from a mental aspect, the color of new ideas, helping us to find new ways of doing things. It is the practical thinker, not the dreamer.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
RUBY CAMILLE
RUBY CLAIRE SÉVERAC
RUBY BABY DICK RIVERS
RUBY, TU REVIENS AU PAYS EDDY MITCHELL
RUBY GINETTE RENO
PIERRE ET RUBY JEAN-PIERRE RÉGINAL
RUBY LEE JOE COCKER
RUBY KAISER CHIEFS
RUBY, DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN KENNY ROGERS
RUBY'S SHOES LORI MCKENNA
RUBY LUCIENNE DELYLE
RUBY, GARDE TON COOEUR ICI NANA MOUSKOURI
RUBY BABY RICHARD ANTHONY
RUBY TUESDAY ROLLING STONES
THRU THE EYES OF RUBY SMASHING PUMPKINS

Notable people and personalities​

Ruby Bradley (1907–2002), American Army Nurse
Ruby Dandridge (1900–1987), American Actress
Ruby Dee (born 1922) American Actress, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter And Journalist
Ruby Dhalla (born 1974), Canadian Politician
Ruby Goldstein (1907–1984), American Welterweight Boxer And Referee
Ruby Keeler (1910–1993), Canadian-american Actress, Singer And Dancer
Ruby Laffoon (1869–1941), 43rd Governor Of Kentucky
Ruby Lin (born 1976), Taiwanese Actress
Ruby Muhammad (1907–2011) African-american Religious Figure
Ruby Murray (1935–1996), Irish Singer
Ruby Myers (1907–1983), Indian Silent Film Actress
Ruby Nash Garnett (born 1939), American Lead Singer (ruby & The Romantics)
Ruby Payne-scott (1912–1981), Australian Astronomer
Ruby Rose (born 1986), Australian Model And Mtv Vj
Ruby Rubacuori (karima El Mahroug) (born 1993), Moroccan Nightclub Dancer
Ruby Walsh (born 1979), Irish Jockey
Ruby Wax (born 1953), American Comedian
Ruby Yang, Chinese-american Filmmaker