Meaning and Origin of: Rube

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Behold, a son

Boy name variations

Family 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.