Ruben

Ruben - A very unique female name



  Jun 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ruben appeared on the charts for the first time in 1938 on position #1750. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ruben and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ruben? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ruben. The baby girl name Ruben was given to 7 baby girls in 1999, ranking #3850 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 213,850 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ruben peaked in popularity 69 years ago in 1950 on position 1449.



Famous with this name

Ruben Fleischer
Ruben Östlund
Rubén Blades


How would you rate Ruben, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (11 people)


Ruben is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ruben is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,689 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,689.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ruben is where you live.


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Ruben origin and meaning

Ruben is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Ruben, pop culture references for the name Ruben and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ruben

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ruben, sorted by popularity.

Robin / Robyn / Raven / Robbin / Rayven / Ravyn / Rufina / Raeven / Robena / Raveen /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19993850
19943508
19933697
19924051
19913026
19904675
19893496
19882685
19873148
19852690
19842607
19833084
19823176
19802401
19792754
19772544
19762720
19743002
19722346
19712589
19702581
19692802
19612555
19592150
19562353
19541867
19501449
19492091
19411804
19381750

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2689

Even more about Ruben


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ruben a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ruben?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1950
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ruben
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 213,850
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1938
1999 births +7

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