US Popularity:9142
Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:Behold, a son
Welcoming your little one is indescribably joyful, and you can capture that feeling by affectionately choosing the boy’s name Rube. It's a sweet variation of the Spanish Ruben and Hebrew Reuben, with its biblical roots tracing back to Jacob and Leah's firstborn son, Reuben, spelled as Re'uven in Hebrew. Rube carries the beautiful meaning of "behold, a son," originating from the imperative reu, meaning "he saw," and ben, meaning "a son." Interestingly, in the USA, Rube is a colloquial term for someone from the countryside – especially fitting if your family loves the rustic, serene countryside.

Famous People Named Rube

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  • Rube Goldberg

Rube Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1973
- 3872
from 1966
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