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The surname Rubini was first found in Italy. Rubini have been noted in every area of Italy, though some spellings are more common in some areas than others. In general, those that end in "o" are from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are from the north. The Rubin and Rubinato versions are both originally from Venetia. There are several possible origins for the name. It could have originated from the first name Rubino, which was a shortened form of Cherubino, meaning "cherub," a kind of angel. It could also come from the Latin word "rubeus" meaning red, in which case it could refer to someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, or it could refer to someone who cut rubies.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rubino, Rubini, Rubin, Rubbino, Rubinelli, Rubinetti and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rubini research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Rubini History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 101 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rubini Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rubini Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Rubini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rubini Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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