Name Meaning

A hugely popular name in the UK, Ruby is making a comeback in the US, as well; July’s deep red birthstone is a recent celeb-parent favorite name for baby girls, and is climbing steadily nationwide. It’s no wonder: Ruby sounds classic, confident, and cool.


English, French, Greek, Latin


Leaders, Dark and scary, Hipster, Popular songs, Southern, Valentine's Day, Popular, Pretty, Badass



Famous Namesakes

Actress Ruby Dee

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Tobey Maguire, Daughter of Charlotte Church, Daughter of Marley Shelton, Daughter of Matthew Modine, Daughter of Rod Stewart and Kelly Emberg, Daughter of Suzanne Vega

Popularity in 2019


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