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Rubie is an uncommon but not terribly unusual variant of a more common name. Though you'll see more people who use the spelling ‘Ruby', you'll rarely find that others have any trouble identifying how Rubie should be pronounced. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Rubie:

English: the red gemstone

Origin of the name Rubie:

Rubie is a name of English origin that means “the red gemstone”.

Symbolism of the name Rubie:

Rubie typically symbolizes the fact that a family considers their daughter to be precious and valuable.

Style of the name Rubie:


Gender of the name Rubie:

Rubie is almost exclusively used as a name for female children.

Pronunciation of the name Rubie:


Number of syllables in the name Rubie:


Emotion evoked from the name Rubie:

Rubie tends to evoke respectful emotions as well as emotions related to happiness.

Alternative spellings for the name Rubie:

Nicknames for the name Rubie:

  • Rube
  • Rubes
  • Bee

Popularity of the name Rubie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Rubie last ranked on the list of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1938 as the 921st most popular name for baby girls. The name peaked in popularity in 1906 as the 526th most popular name for baby girls.

Related names for the name Rubie:

Great middle names for Rubie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Rubie:

  • Rubie Saunders (American novelist)

Rubies in popular culture:

  • Rubie's (well-known costume company)
  • Rubie (character from the comic The Crimson Cage)
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