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Where is the Ruby family from?
You can see how Ruby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ruby family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ruby families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Ruby families living in Ohio. This was about 20% of all the recorded Ruby's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ruby families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ruby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruby. 18% of Ruby men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Ruby women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ruby were Truck Driver and Waitress.