Rubin name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rubin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rubin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Philippines and Canada agree the name Rubin means "Rebellious,kind,and darling" and is of English origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ru"bin
A ruby.

Etymology: Cf. LL. rubinus, It. rubino. See Ruby

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, of rather rare usage, variant of Reuben.
  2. A surname​.

Rubin was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Rubin

Notable Persons Named Rubin

Rubin Carter

Rubin Carter was a boxer. Rubin was born on May 6th, 1937 in Clifton, New Jersey. He breathed his last breath on April 20th, 2014.

Rubin Okotie

Rubin Okotie is a soccer player for the TSV 1860 München, SK Rapid Wien, FK Austria Wien, FC Nürnberg, FC Nürnberg II, Sint-Truidense V.V., SK Sturm Graz, SønderjyskE Fodbold, Austria national under-19 football team, and Austria national under-21 football team. Rubin was born on June 6th, 1987 in Karachi, Pakistan.

Rubin Schron

Rubin Schron is a real estate investor. Rubin was born in 1939.

Reuven Rubin

Reuven Rubin was a painter, israel's first ambassador to romania, and painting. Reuven was given the name Rubin Zelicovici on November 13th, 1893 in Galaţi, Romania. He passed away on October 13th, 1974.

Rubin Singer

Rubin Singer is a fashion designer. Rubin was given the name Rubin A. Singer on July 22nd, 1978 in Vienna, Austria.

Rubin Williams

Rubin was born on April 9th, 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rubin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rubin

Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin is a rock music, hip hop music, rap rock, rap metal, heavy metal music, and country music record producer. He plays Electric guitar, Piano, and Sampler (musical instrument). His most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to present. Rick was given the name Frederick Jay Rubin on March 10th, 1963 in Long Beach, New York. Rick is also known as DJ Double R.

Dave Rubin

Dave Rubin is a comedian, talk show host, blogger, radio personality, television personality, list of talk show hosts, blog, and celebrity. He has been prominent since 1998. Dave was born on June 26th, 1976 in Brooklyn.

Robert Rubin

Robert Rubin is an office holder. Robert was born on August 29th, 1938 in New York City.

Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin is a founder, ceo of playground global, and partner at redpoint ventures. Andy was given the name Andrew E. Rubin in 1963 in Chappaqua, New York, United States.

Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin is a scientist in the field of astronomy. Vera was born on July 23rd, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ilan Rubin

Ilan Rubin is an alternative rock, alternative metal, industrial metal, industrial rock, hard rock, and electronic music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, Cello, Avedis Zildjian Company, Drum Workshop, Remo, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1997 to 1997. Ilan was born on July 7th, 1988.

  • Jerry Rubin
    High-profile American Social Activist
  • Sabrina Erdely
  • Harold Robbins
  • Jennifer Rubin
  • Lynsey de Paul
  • Jason Rubin
  • Gretchen Rubin
    American Author
  • Noah Rubin
  • Chanda Rubin
    Tennis Player
  • Tibor Rubin
    Military Person
  • Ahtyba Rubin
    Football Player
  • Arthur Rubin
  • Reuven Rubin
  • Barbara Rubin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rubin U.S.
  White 88.22% 64.26%
  African American 5.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.10% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rubin

People with the last name Rubin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rubin

  • What name lists does Rubin rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rubin? Rubin is the 3,188th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rubin was the 1,553rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rubin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,969 babies born with the first name Rubin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rubin to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rubin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Rubin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rubin is Friday, January 1st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Rubin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rubin was in 1923 with a total of 147 babies.
  • Random Rubin Factoid: According to the 1941 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rubin is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1941.
  • Weird things about the name Rubin: The name spelled backwards is Nibur. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Inrub. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rubin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,165 people with the last name Rubin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rubin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Rubin as their last name.
  • Rubin name meaning

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