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What does Ruben mean?

Ruben [ru-ben] as a boys' name is of Spanish origin. Variant of Reuben (Hebrew) "see, a son". Singer Ruben Blades.

Variations

Ruben has 4 variants: Rube, Rubi, Rubin and Rubino.

Ruben has 5 more different relations via Reuben: Reuban, Reubin, Reuven, Rouvin and Ruby.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Raben, Rooben, ..

(female) Rubenna, Rubenne, ..

How popular is Ruben?

Ruben is a very popular first name for males (#203 out of 1220, Top 17%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#10532 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Ruben for boys. Ruben reached its peak position of #178 in the U.S. in 1992, and is presently at #357. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ruben name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Ruben and related names. Popular variation forms of Ruben (#357 last year) are Reuben (#848 last year), Ruby, Rubin, Rube and Reubin. Usage of these relations of Ruben was widespread in the 1900s (median #678) and has become much reduced since (#1534, 55% less usage).

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

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

Similar Names

Ruben is alike in pronunciation to Roban, Robben, Robbin, Robbyn, Robin and Robyn. Other suggested similar names are Alben, Auben, Auden, Eben, Euen, Eugen, Joben, Rabee, Raven, Regen, Ren, Rien, Rowen, Rozen, Rubio, Rudee, Rudey, Ruel, Rune, Rurek, Rusten, Ryden and Ryen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ruben.


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