girl name Ruby
 

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The name Ruby is of English origin, and means ruby.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Ruby has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Ruby
Use of the Name Ruby for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
307,706 50,255 24,745 13,414 7,948 3,766 2,074
The table below indicates the number of times the name Ruby has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Ruby
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880149928906
1881133119  
1882132136  
1883127163  
1884109244  
1885106272  
1886106301  
18871053096739
18889444660212
188978522  
189081540  
18918055558711
1892746958498
1893717707599
18946787459113
18956695447419
18966699449518
1897571,02567311
1898581,19156715
1899521,10365311
1900511,54251522
1901501,22458613
1902471,45761114
1903421,53948420
1904411,70147821
1905381,88463215
1906361,96243027
1907342,11249223
1908332,225  
1909272,51474615
1910272,88761523
1911223,35957329
1912234,44056651
1913234,90263450
1914245,61081643
1915247,22580158
1916237,67677863
1917267,67090051
1918278,12472978
1919238,34389356
1920278,32575876
1921268,33078174
1922267,98895155
1923258,23788260
1924268,40983467
1925307,83882466
1926317,45489157
1927307,25772481
1928346,68793353
1929366,15481564
1930365,98482862
1931395,31779263
1932385,45888453
1933434,94284554
1934394,97986753
1935414,76482757
1936514,22188149
1937524,29284753
1938613,92990649
1939673,720  
1940663,62394746
1941693,570  
1942773,523  
1943823,451  
1944873,195  
1945952,903  
19461053,043  
19471113,077  
19481142,874  
19491232,578  
19501302,429  
19511402,342  
19521452,375  
19531492,343  
19541622,139  
19551722,010  
19561791,995  
19571971,781  
19582021,633  
19592151,498  
19602301,388  
19612451,270  
19622621,152  
19632361,382  
19642701,110  
1965275988  
1966311807  
1967319747  
1968350639  
1969342683  
1970357696  
1971345730  
1972350634  
1973345634  
1974358603  
1975346628  
1976350614  
1977362601  
1978346628  
1979352659  
1980357660  
1981345675  
1982371622  
1983377590  
1984382592  
1985384592  
1986403555  
1987370629  
1988387619  
1989333759  
1990291946  
1991278998  
19922731,036  
19932661,029  
19942711,029  
19952601,051  
1996295981  
19972821,035  
19982581,196  
19992621,203  
20002601,257  
20012331,355  
20022071,570  
20031911,692  
20041582,074  
Totals:  307,706 2,006

During the last 125 years, parents have used Ruby as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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