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What does Rebeka mean?

Rebeka Pronunciation of Rebeka [re-be-ka] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Rebeka is "to bind". Rebeka is an alternate form of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah.


Rebeka has 16 variants: Rebakah, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebeca, Rebecah, Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebekah, Rebekha, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rebekke and Ribecca.

19 more relations via Rebecca: Becka, Bekka, Reba, Rebba, Rebbie, Rebeccea, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebecky, Rebeha, Rebeque, Ree, Reeba, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rheba, Rivekka and Rivka.

Creative forms:
(female) Ribeka, Rubeka, ..

(male) Rebeck, Rebedy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rebeka Iyla (R.I.), ..

How popular is Rebeka?

Rebeka is an uncommon first name for females. Rebeka is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rebeka entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #1624 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Rebeka are Reba, Rebbecca, Rebeca (#1317 in recent rankings), Rebecca (#188), Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebekah (#524), Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rheba and Rivka (#876). These forms of Rebeka were favored 5 decades ago (median #1507) and are now significantly less conventional (#1575, down 88%). Rebecca has historically been popular among parents, though Rivka has gained in usage, while versions like Rebekah are now less popular.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebekah, Rebekka, Rebekkah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rheba, Rivka in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebecca, Rebecka, Rebekah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aleka, Ambeeka, Ambeika (see Ambika), Ambika, Debera, Deka, Dereka, Gerika, Henka, Jelka, Jerika, Jesyka, Meeka, Neka, Rea, Reatha, Reberta, Reda, Reeda, Reena, Reene, Reesa, Reeta, Reeva, Refella (see Raphaela), Regeena, Regena, Regina, Reida, Reiko, Reina, Rella, Remona, Rena, Renata, Reneeta, Reney, Renita, Renyta, Reseda, Reta, Retta, Reubena, Reubina (see Rubena), Reva, Rexana, Rexetta, Reya, Rezka, Rheta, Rieca, Riecka (see Rica), Rieka, Rieta, Rifka, Roba, Robee, Robeena, Robella, Robena, Robenia, Roberta, Robina, Ronika, Rosena, Rubena, Rubetta, Ruzenka, Seneka, Tameka, Temika, Tereska, Terika, Velika and Viveka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rebeka.

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