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1/14/2023, 8:54 PM Paradiso36
1/22/2022, 3:49 PM Paradiso36

Name Rubin
Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms Forms(Rubín) Czech, Slovak
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

metonymic occupational name for a jeweler, from Middle High German rubn Old French rubi Slovenian and Croatian rubin Czech and Slovak rubín "ruby". ‘ruby’ (all ultimately from Late Latin rubinus lapis a derivative of rubeus "red") probably used as a metonymic occupational name for a jeweler.
Added 1/22/2022 by Paradiso36