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Name Ruben

Meaning:Behold, a sonTools:

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About the name Ruben in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Dutch, Scandinavian
US 2015 rank:#371     ... 369:Aden, 370:Kamden, 371:Ruben, 372:Zaiden, 373:Clark ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Rubén, Rúben, Reuben, Ruven, Ruwen, Arbën, Aubin, Ben, Esben, Eugen     Details
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About Ruben, the group of names with the same origin as Ruben

Meaning/translation:Behold, a son
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:can be interpreted as Behold, a son or See, it is a son
 in the Bible Reuben is the oldest son of Jacob and Leah and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel as well
Words:ra'ah = to see  Hebrew
 ben = the son  Hebrew
Topics:12 Tribes of Israel, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:4:Ruben Netherlands 2007,  16:Rubén Madrid 2002,  38:Rúben Portugal 2011,  51:Reuben England+Wales 2015,  532:Rouven Switzerland 1997
Name variants:Reuben, Rouven, Ruben, Rubén, Rúben, Ruven, Ruwen   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
BelgiumGraph2014 72,  2013 61,  2012 43,  2011 40,  2010 39,  2009 46,  2008 41,  2007 40,  2006 51,  2005 42,  2004 33
Belgium prevalence 2013 136
FranceGraph2012 752011 83,  2002 212
NetherlandsGraph2015 18,  2014 18,  2013 16,  2012 15,  2011 12,  2010 13,  2009 4,  2008 8,  2007 42006 12,  2005 14,  2004 17,  2003 11,  2002 12,  2001 14,  2000 18,  1999 16,  1998 14
NorwayGraph2014 171,  2013 152,  2012 164,  2011 163,  2010 163,  2009 132,  2008 122,  2003 88,  2002 92,  2001 82,  2000 71,  1999 63,  1998 69,  1997 57
ScotlandGraph2015 200,  2011 194
Sweden 2009 99
Switzerland/French 2012 38
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 148,  2014 1032013 123
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 1811980-1989 182,  1970-1979 182
USA yearlyGraph2015 371,  2014 357,  2013 355,  2012 329,  2011 323,  2010 296,  2009 281,  2008 257,  2007 243,  2006 227,  2005 234,  2004 218,  2003 215,  2002 219,  2001 207,  2000 207,  1999 209,  1998 205,  1997 199,  1996 190,  1995 184,  1994 1811993 184
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