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Reuben Meaning


What does Reuben mean?

The name Reuben is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Reuben is "behold a son".

Reuben is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Reu-ben.

The Given Name Reuben

Reuben is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

This great little boy name has a natural majesty.

A sophisticated name that will be beloved by parents.

Reuben Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 927 in baby name popularity for boys with 227 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 897 in baby name popularity for boys with 238 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Reuben sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Reuben Name Popularity Page.

Reuben Related Names

Variants of the name Reuben include Reuhen, Rubin, Rueban.

The names Reuven, Ruben, Rueben, Ruuben are all forms of Reuben.

Reuben has the diminutives (nicknames) Rube, Ruby.

Famous Reubens

  • Reuben ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 29:32)

Reuben Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Reuben.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Reuben Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Reuben in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Reuben.

Just for fun, see the name Reuben in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Reuben in Nautical Flags page.