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Rueben name meaning

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
124
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rueben

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
44%
English
33%
Spanish
17%
Islamic/Muslim
6%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rueben means "Behold a son".
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Notable Persons Named Rueben

Notable Persons Named Rueben

Rueben Randle

Rueben Randle is a football player for the New York Giants. Rueben was born on May 7th, 1991 in Bastrop, Louisiana.

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Rueben Mayes

Rueben Mayes is a football player for the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks. His career lasted from 1986 to 1993. Rueben was born on June 6th, 1963 in North Battleford.

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Rueben Martinez

Rueben was born on April 16th, 1940 in Miami, Arizona.

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Rueben Thevandran / Burn

Rueben Thevandran / Burn is a radio announcer, television personality, and singer. They were most active from 2002 to present. Rueben was given the name Rueben Thevandran A/L Ramanath on April 9th, 1982 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Rueben Berry

He breathed his last breath in 1998.

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Rueben Riley

Rueben Riley is a football player. He was most prominent from 2010 to 2010. Rueben was born on September 20th, 1984 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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  • Rueben Wood
    Chairman

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rueben U.S.
  White 40.32% 64.26%
  African American 17.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 13.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rueben

People with the last name Rueben are most frequently White, African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rueben

  • How Popular is the name Rueben? Rueben is the 4,027th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rueben was the 135,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rueben have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,726 babies born with the first name Rueben in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rueben to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rueben? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rueben first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rueben is Tuesday, March 19th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Rueben born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rueben was in 1921 with a total of 72 babies.
  • Random Rueben Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rueben is not a popular baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Wisconsin have the same name in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Rueben: The name spelled backwards is Nebeur. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rnbeue. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rueben? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 124 people with the last name Rueben.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rueben? Rueben is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Rueben name meaning

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