Ruben Family History
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Ruben Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Rubin. German (of Slavic origin): habitational name from a place so named near Kottbus or from Rubyn. German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a big, heavy fellow (see Rubel 2). German (Rüben): habitational name from a place so named near Leipzig.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rubin, Gruben, Rubel, Raben, Ruen, Rube, Ruden, Zuber, Regen, Gruber