First name origin & meaning:
Hebrew: Behold, a son
First name variations: Ruben, Reubin, Rubin, Reuven, Reuby, Ben, Benny, Reuben
Last name origins & meanings:
- German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’.
- German (Rübe): metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold turnips, from Middle High German ruobe, rüebe ‘turnip’.
- Danish: unexplained.
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