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Origin and Meaning of Ruble

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Ruble is of Russian origin and means "Rich and wealthy and the best high self-esteem.".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ru"ble
The unit of monetary value in Russia. It is divided into 100 copecks, and in the gold coin of the realm (as in the five and ten ruble pieces) is worth about 77 cents. The silver ruble is a coin worth about 60 cents.

Etymology: Russ. ruble

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  1. The basic unit of money in Russia
  2. The basic unit of money in Tajikistan

From Russian рубль (rublʹ)

  1. The monetary unit of Russia, Belarus and Transnistria equal to 100 kopeks (Russian: копе́йка (kopéjka), Belarusian: капе́йка (kapjéjka)). The Russian ruble's symbol is ₽.

ruble was also found in the following language(s): Lojban and Polish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ruble

Art Ruble was an athlete. Art was born on March 11th, 1903 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He passed away on November 1st, 1983.


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Popularity of Ruble as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ruble U.S.
  White 94.71% 64.26%
  African American 1.26% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.51% 16.26%

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People with the last name Ruble are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ruble

  • How Popular is the name Ruble? Ruble is the 19,872nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ruble was the 5,355th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ruble have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 356 babies born with the first name Ruble in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ruble to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ruble? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Ruble first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ruble is Monday, April 14th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Ruble born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ruble was in 1917 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Ruble Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ruble is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Ruble: Your name in reverse order is Elbur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rlbeu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ruble? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,503 people with the last name Ruble.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ruble? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Ruble as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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