Ruben: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ruben

Ruben

Pronunciation: ROO-ben (English), roo-BAYN (Spanish) (key)

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Reuben

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Also an European Portuguese name, spelled as in English (ROO-ben).

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From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן (r'uvén).

This is the Spanish version of the name Reuben, and is much more popular than its English equivalent. It is often spelled Rubén.

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Reuben Fine, American chessplayer
Reuben Goldberg or Rube Goldberg, cartoonist and creator of Rube Goldberg devices
Reuben James (c. 1776–1838), Boatswain's Mate of the United States Navy
Reuben Reid, English professional football player
Rubén Aguiar (born 1956), Argentine long-distance runner
Ruben Alonso Rosales
Rubén Amaro, Jr. (born 1965), American Major League Baseball baseball player and general manager
Rubén Blades
Ruben Cain or Robert Gibson, professional wrestler
Rubén Castro (born 1981), Spanish footballer
Rubén Espinoza (born 1961), Chilean football (soccer) player
Ruben Houkes (born 1979), Dutch judoka
Ruben Lagus (1896–1959), Finnish general
Rubén Iván Martínez
Rubén Limardo (born 1985), Venezuelan fencer
Rubén Maza (born 1967), Venezuelan long-distance runner
Rubén Rangel (born 1977), Venezuelan road racing cyclist
Reuben Sturman, American pornographer and businessman from Ohio
Ruben Studdard, U.S. singer
Rubens Barrichello, F1 racing driver
Ruben Vardanian
Ruben Rausing
Ruben Wiki, New Zealand rugby league footballer

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Tribe of Reuben an ancient tribe of Israel
Reuben sandwich
Reuben (band), a British rock band
Reuben (Lilo & Stitch), a character in Lilo & Stitch: The Series
Reubens, Idaho
Reuben, a character from Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
Reuben Township, Harlan County, Nebraska
Reuben, a character in the movie Ocean's Eleven

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