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Ruben

In the Bible, Reuben was the firstborn of Jacob and Leah, and patriarch of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Ruben is just the Scandinavian version of that name. While the moniker hit its peak in 1992, it’s still considered a fairly popular boys name.

Origin

  • hebrew: Behold, a son
  • scandinavian: A version of Reuben; Behold, a son
  • spanish:

Nicknames

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Singer Ruben Studdard

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