Meaning and Origin of: Rube

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Behold, a son

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • 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.