Name: Rube

Origin and Meaning of the Name Rube

  • Meaning:
    Behold, a son
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  • Meaning:
    Red
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (roob)
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Miscellaneous Info for Rube

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Rube is a nickname for Reuben or Ruby. Rube Goldberg was an American political cartoonist who died in 1970. He was the first president of the National Cartoonists Society, whose awards ceremony is named after him (the Reuben Awards).

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