Ruben

Gender:boy

Meaning:behold a son

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:roo bin

Variations:Reuben, Rueben, Rubin

Browse names by first letter:


...

About Ruben

Go back to names list

Ruben is a strong sounding boy’s name and may be a fitting name for an unexpected baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

Ruben is a Spanish spelling variant of the Hebrew Reuben. Its meaning in Hebrew is ‘behold a son.’

Famous People With This Name

Famous people who share this name include Grammy award winning R&B singer Ruben Studdard, Rubén Blades is a Panamanian singer, songwriter and actor and Ruben Loftus-Cheek is an English footballer who is a midfielder for Chelsea.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Ruben include Ben, Benny or even Ru/Roo.

Related Names

Ruben can also be spelt Reuben and Rueben.

Stories Featuring This Name

Reuben is an alien character from the children’s show, “Lilo and Stitch.” Reuben is a pig character in the video game, “Minecraft.” Reuben is a character from the video game “Final Fantasy Mystic Quest.”

You might also be interested in:

Similar names that begin with 'R':

Similar names that end with 'N':

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'R':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
Rosie Girl 26 rose Facts
Ruby Girl 32 red gemstone Facts
Reuben Boy 42 behold, a son Facts
Reggie Boy 45 ruler with counsel Facts
Rory Boy 47 red haired king Facts
Riley Boy 58 rye wood Facts
Rose Girl 60 Rose Facts
Roman Boy 62 citizen of rome Facts
Ronnie Boy 66 open minded Facts
Robyn Girl 72 bright fame Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a BabyNames.co.uk account to save your favourite names

Get our book