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RATE THIS NAME 4.08

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.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • icelandicicelandic
  • irishirish
  • italianitalian
  • latinlatin
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • scottishscottish
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
rebekka, rebecka, rebekke
dutch
rebekka, rebekah
english
rebecka, rebekah, rebeckah, rebeccah, rebekkah
faroese
rebekka, rubekur
finnish
rebekka, rebecka, repekka
german
rebekka, rivka, rebeka, rebeca, rebecka, rebekah, rebeccah, rivkah, rebekke
icelandic
rebekka
norwegian
rebekka, rebecka
swedish
rebekka, rebecka
PET & SHORT FORM
english
becca, becka, beckah, becky, reba, becci, bekki, becki, beckee, beckie, beki, bekie, bekka, beca, becks, Bekky, Bec, Bek
finnish
repe, reppa
german
becka, bekah, becke, beke, Rebbi
norwegian
bekka
swedish
bekka

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Rhebékkā
belarusian
Rebieka
bulgarian
rebeka
czech
rebeka
french
rébecca, Rebeque
georgian
rebeka
greek
Revékka
greenlandic
rebekka, lippikka, Rípíka
hebrew
rivka, rivqah, rivkah
hungarian - magyar
rebeka
macedonian
rebeka
mongolian
Ryebyekka
polish
rebeka
portuguese
rebeca
romanian
rebeca, Reveica
russian
revekka
serbian
rebeka
slovak
rebeka
slovene
rebekka, rebeka, rebecka
spanish
rebeca
ukrainian
rebekka
yiddish
rifka

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#178UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

NameDoctor Weekly Ranking view realtime standing 2835

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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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Name Songs

Song Artist
LA NOCE À REBECCA ANDRÉ PERCHICOT
REBECCA BEE GEES
ROMEO AND REBECCA BLINK 182
REBECCA LYNN BRIAN WHITE
REBECCA DEMIS ROUSSOS
REBECCA DUHAMEL DIDIER SUPER
THE TIDE WILL TURN FOR REBECCA EDWARD WOODWARD
REBECCA ÉRIC CHARDEN
REBECCA ÉRIC VINCENT
LA NOCE À REBECCA GEORGIUS 
REBECCA GIANNA NANNINI
REBECCA LES WRIGGLES
REBECCA MANNICK
JENNY TAKE A RIDE MITCH RYDER AND THE DETROIT WHEELS.
REBECCA NANETTE WORKMAN
REBECCA NOMADI
REBECCA NORMAND L'AMOUR
JENNY REBECCA OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN
REBECCA PETULA CLARK
REBECCA PIERRE PERRET
REBECCA PJ HARVEY
REBECCA RIKA ZARAÏ
REBECCA ET MOI SACHA DISTEL
5 REBBECCAS THE VIEW

Notable people and personalities​

Rebecca Adlington, British Swimmer
Rebecca Ann King, American Model
Rebecca Ar-rayes, Nun And Holy Lebanon
Rebecca Black, Singer
Rebecca Breeds, Australian Actress
Rebecca Cotton, New Zealand Basketball Player
Rebecca Creskoff, American Actress
Rebecca Curci-hickenbottom, Dancer And American Wrestler
Rebecca De Mornay, Actress And Film Director
Rebecca Ferguson, British Singer
Rebecca Garner, Italian Physician
Rebecca Gayheart, Actress
Rebecca Gilling, Australian Actress
Rebecca Hall, British Actress
Rebecca Holden, American Actress And Singer
Rebecca Horn, German Sculptor And Filmmaker
Rebecca Lobo, American Basketball Player Us
Rebecca Lord, French Adult Actress
Rebecca Mader, British Actress
Rebecca Marino, Canadian Tennis Player
Rebecca Miller, American Director, Actress And Writer
Rebecca Pan, Chinese Singer And Actress
Rebecca Pidgeon, British Actress And Singer
Rebecca Pitcher, American Singer And Actress
Rebecca Ramos, American Model And Actress
Rebecca Rand Kirshner, American Television Screenwriter And Producer
Rebecca Ream, Italian-american Model
Rebecca Rippon, Australian Water Polo Player
Rebecca Romero, British Track Cyclist And Road Cyclist
Rebecca Romijn, American Actress And Model
Rebecca Rosso, British Actress
Rebecca Schaeffer (1967–1989) American Television And Film Actress
Rebecca Soni, American Swimmer
Rebecca Staab, American Actress
Rebecca Ward, American Fencer
Rebecca Wells, Author And Actress
Rebecca West, British Writer
Rebecca Wild, American Adult Actress