US Popularity:1691
Meaning:behold, a son
Originating from Hebrew, Reuben is a biblical name that refers to the age-old saying “behold, a son.” This name comes from the eldest son of Jacob and Leah, who was the forefather of one of the twelve tribes of Israel in the book of Genesis. In recent years, Reuben has started to build popularity in mainstream media. But no matter the ebbs and flows of pop culture, your baby Reuben will no doubt become a household name if they put their mind to it.

Reuben Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Reuben is currently #548 on The Bump
Boy:Reuben is currently #320 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Reuben is currently #1691 in U.S. births
Boy:Reuben is currently #815 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 39
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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