Gender: Male Pronunciation: ROO-el, ROOL Meaning of Reuel: "friend of God" Origin of Reuel: Hebrew

Reuel Origin and Meaning

The name Reuel is a boy's name meaning "friend of God".

This soft-yet-sturdy Biblical name belonged to Moses’ father-in-law (also called Jethro) and was the second middle name of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Woodsie915 Says:


YES!! This is my sons middle name.

kpearl8 Says:


Also the second R in J.R.R. Tolkien. According to behind the name, from the Hebrew meaning "friend of God"