What does Rivkah mean?
Rivkah [rivkah] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Rivkah means "to bind". Rivkah is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Ri-, of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah. Rivkah is also a variant of Riva (Hebrew).
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How popular is Rivkah?
Rivkah is a rare first name for females. Rivkah is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the popularity of the girl name Rivkah and related names. Prominent varying forms of Rivkah (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Rebecca (#188 the previous year), Rebekah (#524), Rivka (#876) and Reva. Other variants, like Rivekka, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Rivkah reached its highest in the 1970s (average #999) and is now much diminished (#897, 88% less usage), with forms like Reva becoming somewhat outmoded. Rebecca is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Rivka appears to be becoming a favorite too. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Recommended names are Adivah, Aidah, Ainah, Aishah, Aisiah, Alikah, Apirkah (see Africa), Aviah, Avivah, Binah, Dinah, Ditzah, Eilah, Elvah, Erykah▼, Evah, Gilah, Giliah, Kibah, Kionah, Kiriah, Kivah, Lidah, Lilah▲, Malkah, Miah▲, Micah▲, Milcah, Mirah, Mykah, Niah, Rabiah, Raenah, Rafah, Rainah, Ramah, Raziah, Rezka, Rian, Riana, Rica, Ricca, Ricka, Rickee, Ricki, Ricky, Rida, Rieca, Rieka, Riesa, Rieta, Rika, Rikke, Rikki▼, Rikkie, Rikky, Rilla▼, Rima, Rina, Rinah, Rionach, Rionagh, Risa, Rita▼, Ritsa, Simah, Tiarah, Tikvah, Tinah, Tirzah, Tovah, Zillah, Zilpah, Zivah and Zivka. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rivkah.