Meaning: In Latin, the name Ruby means “precious jewel,” while in France and America it simply means “jewel.” Only in English does the name Ruby refer to the red gemstone.
About This Name: Ruby has been a powerful name in and out of Hollywood. Famous Rubys include Australian model Ruby Rose, radiophysics pioneer Ruby Payne-Scott (also the world’s first female radio astronomer) and singer Ruby Turner, who is well-known on both sides of the Atlantic. Actress Kaley Cuoco adopted a shelter dog whom she named Ruby. Fictional characters named Ruby include the hilarious Ruby Rhod (The Fifth Element), Ruby Jean Reynolds (True Blood) and demon Ruby (Supernatural).
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