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Meaning and name origin

Rivka \r(i)-vka, riv-ka\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rivka is "to bind". Rivka is a variant of Rebecca (Hebrew); biblical: Rebekah, noted in the Genesis account as a maiden of beauty, modesty, and kindness, became the wife of Abraham's son, Isaac. Also a variant of Riva: short form of Rebecca (Hebrew) "to bind".


Rivka has 2 variant forms: Rivkah, Rivke.


Rivka is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3418 out of 4276, Top 80%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rivka for girls. Rivka reached its highest rank of #935 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rivka name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rivka and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rebecca (#184) and Rivka (#935). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebecca, Rivka in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Reveka, Ricka, Rieka, Rifka, Rika, Rivekka and Zivka. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rivka.