Ruby Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Rubi. French: variant of Rubin. MTM

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rubey, Rubi, Rudy, Ruble, Rury, Judy, Ruedy, Truby, Rube, Curby

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Ruby Family Origin

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Ruby Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Police Constable

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruby. The most common Ruby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Ruby's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ruby family was Police Constable.

Source: Census data for Ruby | Data not to scale

Ruby Historical Records

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Ruby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Ruby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ruby in 1940 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ruby

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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