Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #891 in 2013 and #848 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Hebrew רְאוּבֵן ‎(r'uvén), from רְאוּ ‎(r'ú, “see [masculine plural imperative]”) + בֵּן ‎(ben, “son”); its literal meaning is therefore roughly, "See, all: a son!"


-A grilled or toasted sandwich made with corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and either Russian dressing or Thousand Island dressing.

-A male first name.

-(biblical) First son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.

-(biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Reuben.