Origin:Latin
Popularity:176
Meaning:The red gemstone
Ruby is a girl's name of English and Latin origins. This vibrant, gem-like baby name is often associated with wealth, prosperity, and good health and derives from the Latin word "ruber," meaning "red." Given the name's sought-after etymology, it's no surprise that ancient royals fashioned the blood-red gem on their crowns, manifesting a life of good fortune. A true vintage name with modern charms, Ruby has also become a household name in rock-and-roll, inspiring classics by the Kaiser Chiefs and The Rolling Stones.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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