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What does Becca mean?

Becca Pronunciation of Becca [bec-ca] as a girls' name is of English origin. Modern shortened form of Rebecca. In Old English, this was a byname meaning "axe".

Associated with: modern, old.


18 related forms via Rebecca: Beck, Becka, Beckah, Becke, Beckee, Becker, Beckey, Becki, Beckie, Becky, Beki, Bekka, Bekki, Reba, Rebba, Rebeca, Reeba and Ribecca.

1 masculine form: Beckham.

Creative forms:
(female) Beca, Becta, ..

(male) Becer, Becre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Becca Jessa (B.J.), ..

How popular is Becca?

Becca is an uncommon first name for females and also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Becca entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #1229 in the U.S. in 1993, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Becca name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Becca outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Rebecca (#188 the previous year), Rebeca (#1317), Reba, Becky, Becki and Beckie are the prominent related forms of Becca ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Beck, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Becca reached its highest 45 years ago (usage of 1.4%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1%, down 91%), with forms like Reba becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Becca, Becki, Beckie, Becky, Reba in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebeca, Rebecca in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebecca outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bea, Beata, Beba, Bebba, Beda, Beea, Belia, Bella, Belva, Bena, Beonca, Bera, Berna, Berta, Beta, Betha, Betia, Betta, Beula, Beyla, Decca, Jecca, Jesca, Mecca, Meeca, Meica, Ricca, Rycca and Telca. These names tend to be more frequently used than Becca.

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