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pinWhat does Rubin mean?

Rubin /ru-bin/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew and Spanish origin, and the name Rubin means "see, a son". Rubin is a version, with the suffix -in, of Reuben (Hebrew): from the original variation Reuven. Rubin is also a form of Ruben (Spanish).


Rubin has 2 variants: Reuban and Reubin.

Rubin has 6 more related forms via Reuben, Ruben: Reuven, Rouvin, Rube, Rubi, Rubino and Ruby.

Kreatif forms: Raibin, Reybin, Ribin. [more]

pinHow popular is Rubin?

Rubin is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#850 out of 1220, Top 70%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#1425 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Rubin for boys. Rubin reached its apex position of #543 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rubin name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Rubin and corresponding names. Reuben (#848 last year), Rube, Ruben (#357) and Ruby are the prominent alternative forms of Rubin. Usage of these relations of Rubin was well-received among parents during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.5%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.16%, 68.2%), with the forms Reuben, Rube, Rubin and Ruby becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rubin, Reuben, Rube, Ruben, Ruby in U.S.

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

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Rubin is alike in pronunciation to Roban, Robben, Robbin, Robbyn, Robin and Robyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Aubin, Raven, Ravinn, Rayvin, Rubio, Ruffino and Rufino. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rubin.