Origin:Spanish
Popularity:943
Meaning:Behold, a son
Ruben is a boy’s name of Spanish origins meaning “behold, a son”. This name stems from the Hebrew name Reuben, the first-born son of Jacob in the Bible. If you plan to raise baby Ruben in faith, this lesser-used Old Testament name has an ideal uniqueness. Biblically he was the founder of one of the tribes of Israel, but your Ruben can follow in these footsteps of leadership and courage no matter their faith.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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