Meaning and name origin
Rubin \r(u)-bin\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Rubin is "see, a son". Rubin is a variant of Reuben (Hebrew): from the original form Reuven. Also a variant of Ruben (Spanish): variant of Reuben (Hebrew) "see, a son".
Rubin is a somewhat popular first name for males (#850 out of 1220, Top 70%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1883 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rubin for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rubin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ruben (#357), Reuben (#848) and Rubin. (2014 statistics).
Rubin is also pronounced similarly to Roban, Robbin, Robin and Robyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Aubin, Rouvin, Rubi, Rubino, Rubio and Rufino. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rubin.