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What does the name "Ruben" mean?

Ruben (Spanish): Behold, A Son

The name "Ruben" is of Spanish origin and it means "Behold, A Son". It's a name commonly given to boys.

R is for realist, the way you are.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

B is for bounce, your ability to renew.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nebur". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eurnb". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Ruben" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ruben? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 109,408 babies born with the name Ruben in the United States. That's more than enough Rubens to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 30 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ruben" was in 1992 with a total of 1,806 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rubens)

According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ruben" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1922. Across the entire United States a total of only 361 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ruben popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ruben in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ruben

Ruben Blades

Ruben Blades is an actor, singer, songwriter, and politician with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1 to present. Ruben was born in 1948 as Ruben Blades Bellido de Luna in Panama City, Panama.


Ruben Studdard

Ruben Studdard is a singer and actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Ruben was born in 1978 as Christopher Ruben Studdard in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany.


Ruben Nicolai

Ruben was born in 1975.


Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Ruben was born in 1956 in Lackawanna, New York.


Rubén Sosa

Rubén Sosa is a football biography. Rubén was born in 1966 in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Rubén Olivera

Rubén Olivera is a football biography. Rubén was born in 1983 in Montevideo, Uruguay.


Past life for Ruben born Jan 10, 2004

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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