Ruby Name Meaning

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

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

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Ruby Family Origin

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Ruby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruby. A less common occupation for the Ruby family was Carpenter. The most common Ruby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ruby's were Farmers.

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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