When Alva Rublee was born on 23 February 1802, in Berkshire, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Hiram Rublee, was 34 and his mother, Rhoda Moor, was 28. He married Martha Kent on 6 November 1826, in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1843, in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 41.
Probably an altered form of Swiss German Rubli, Rübli, or Rubly, from pet forms of Ruprecht (see Rupprecht ), Rupert , and Robert .
English (Warwickshire and Staffordshire): perhaps a variant of Rowberry with dissimilation of r-r to r-l.