What does Rivka mean?
Rivka \r(i)-vka, riv-ka\ as a girls' name. Rivka's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Rivka is "to bind". Rivka is a variation of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah. Rivka is also a derivative of Riva (Hebrew).
Rivka has 35 more alternative forms via Rebecca, Riva: Becca, Beck, Becka, Beckah, Becke, Becki, Becky▼, Beki, Bekka, Bekki, Reba▼, Rebakah, Rebba, Rebeca▼, Rebecka, Rebeha, Rebeka, Rebekah, Rebekha, Rebekka, Ree, Reeba, Reeva, Reva▼, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rheba, Ribecca, Rifka, Rivah, Rivalee, Rivekka, Rivi and Rivy.
Rivka is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3418 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rivka for girls. Rivka was first listed in 2011 and reached its top position of #935 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Rebecca (#184 in 2014), Rebekah (#500), Reva, Rebecka, Rebeca, Becky and Reba are the popular alternative forms of Rivka (#935 in 2014). These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.3579%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.1726%, down 51.8%), with the forms Rebeca, Reba, Becky and Reva becoming less trendy. Rebekah (#500) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Rivka and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)