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Bec

SHORT FORM OF:
rebecca
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
RBQ > RIBQÂH > RIVQAH
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
RBQ (רבק) RIBQÂH (רִבְקָה)
MEANING:
This is a feminine given name originating from the Hebrew “Ribqaâh”. The name comes from the verb “RBQ”, meaning “to tie firmly, connection, a link”. Rebecca was a daughter of Bethuel, sister of Laban, wife of Isaac, and mother of Esau and Jacob. In English, it was one of the Christian names that came to be most used after the Protestant Reformation and became popular among the Puritans in the seventeenth century. In the United States, the name Rebecca goes up and down in the popularity rankings but has consistently ranked in the top 200 most popular names for girls since at least 1880.
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Usage

  • englishenglish

Related names

VARIANTS
english
rebecca, rebecka, rebekah, rebeckah, rebeccah, rebekkah
PET & SHORT FORM
english
becca, becka, beckah, becky, reba, becci, bekki, becki, beckee, beckie, beki, bekie, bekka, beca, becks, Bekky, Bek

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Rhebékkā
belarusian
Rebieka
bulgarian
rebeka
czech
rebeka
danish
rebecca, rebekka, rebecka, rebekke
dutch
rebecca, rebekka, rebekah
faroese
rebecca, rebekka, rubekur
finnish
rebecca, rebekka, rebecka, repekka
french
rébecca, Rebeque
georgian
rebeka
german
rebecca, rebekka, rivka, rebeka, rebeca, rebecka, rebekah, rebeccah, rivkah, rebekke
greek
Revékka
greenlandic
rebekka, lippikka, Rípíka
hebrew
rivka, rivqah, rivkah
hungarian - magyar
rebeka
icelandic
rebecca, rebekka
irish
rebecca
italian
rebecca
latin
rebecca
macedonian
rebeka
mongolian
Ryebyekka
norwegian
rebecca, rebekka, rebecka
polish
rebeka
portuguese
rebeca
romanian
rebeca, Reveica
russian
revekka
scottish
rebecca
serbian
rebeka
slovak
rebeka
slovene
rebekka, rebeka, rebecka
spanish
rebeca
swedish
rebecca, rebekka, rebecka
ukrainian
rebekka
welsh
rebecca
yiddish
rifka

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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