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Rebecca meaning and name origin

Rebecca \r(e)-bec-ca, reb(e)-cca\ as a girl's name is pronounced ree-BEK-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebecca is "to bind". Biblical: Rebekah, noted in the Genesis account as a maiden of beauty, modesty, and kindness, became the wife of Abraham's son, Isaac. The name was used by the Puritans and was common through the 19th century. Use of the name in the novel and film "Rebecca" also revived it. Philanthropist Rebekah Harkness; author Rebecca West; actress Rebecca De Mornay.

Rebecca has 54 variant forms: Becca, Beck, Becka, Beckah, Becke, Beckee, Becker, Beckey, Becki, Beckie, Becky, Beki, Bekka, Bekki, Bekkie, Reba, Rebakah, Rebba, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebbie, Rebeca, Rebeccah, Rebeccea, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebecka, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebecky, Rebeha, Rebeka, Rebekah, Rebekha, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rebekke, Rebeque, Ree, Reeba, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rheba, Ribecca, Riva, Rivah, Rivalee, Rivekka, Rivi, Rivka, Rivkah and Rivy.

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Popularity of Rebecca

Rebecca is a very popular first name for women (#34 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Rebecca for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Rebecca with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Rebecca name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Rebecca outside U.S.

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