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Meaning and name origin

Rivkah \r(i)-vkah, riv-kah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rivkah is "to bind". Rivkah 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".

Rivkah has 2 variant forms: Rivka, Rivke.


Rivkah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rivkah and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rebecca and Rivka. (2015 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 Revekah, Rifka and Rivah. Like Rivkah, these names are not commonly used.


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