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Reuban

What does Reuban mean?

Reuban Pronunciation of Reuban [reuban] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Reuban is "see, a son". Reuban is an alternate form of Reuben (Hebrew): from the original variation Reuven.

Variations

Reuban has 3 variants: Reubin, Ruben and Rubin.

5 more related forms via Reuben: Reuven, Rouvin, Rube, Rubino and Ruby.

Creative forms:
(male) Rouban, ..

(female) Reubanni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reuban Angus (R.A.), ..

How popular is Reuban?

Reuban is an unusual first name for males. Reuban is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Reuben (#881 via latest list), Reubin, Rube, Ruben (#371), Rubin and Ruby are the prominent varying forms of Reuban (outside Top 2000). These forms of Reuban reached the top of their popularity a century ago (median #678) and have become significantly less common since (#1542, 56.6% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reuben, Reubin, Rube, Ruben, Rubin, Ruby in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reuben, Ruben outside U.S.

Similar Names

Reuban is pronounced similarly to Roban, Robben, Robbin, Robbyn, Robin and Robyn. Other suggested similar names are Alban, Auban, Beavan, Beegan, Beeman, Dean, Declan, Deegan, Dejuwan, Demyan, Denman, Dequan, Devan, Duran, Eban, Eunan, Fegan, Feggan, German, Herman, Hernan, Ieuan, Jean, Jeavan, Jehan, Jeran, Jerman, Jevvan, Keegan, Keelan, Keenan, Kegan, Keiran, Kelan, Kelvan, Kenan, Kentan (see Kenton), Keyvan, Lehman, Loucan, Lucan, Lukan, Meldan, Neilan, Neuman, Read, Reagan, Redman, Regan, Regin, Reginn, Renton, Reuel, Rexton, Rollan, Rowan, Royan, Rubio, Rylan, Ryun, Seaman, Sean, Tedman, Tegan, Teman, Teran, Terran, Truman and Urban. These names tend to be more commonly used than Reuban.

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