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Meaning and name origin
Reuben \re(u)-ben\ as a boy's name is pronounced ROO-ben. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Reuben is "see, a son". From the original form Reuven. Commonly used since the 18th century. Biblical: Reuben was the firstborn of Jacob's 12 sons. Also a sandwich with corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese. Reuven is a Spanish and Scandinavian form. Singer Ruben Blades.
There is 1 feminine form of Reuben: Rubena.
Reuben is a very popular first name for males (#549 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22695 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Reuben for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Reuben and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ruben (#357), Reuben (#848), Ruby, Rube and Rubin. (2014 statistics).
Reuben is also pronounced similarly to Robben. This name tends to be less commonly used than Reuben.
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