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What does Rivkah mean?

Rivkah /ri-v-kah/ as a girls' name. Rivkah's root is 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).

Variations

Rivkah has 2 variants: Rivka and Rivke.

Rivkah has 11 more related forms via Rebecca, Riva: Beckah, Rebakah, Rebekah, Reva, Reveka, Revekah, Rifka, Rivah, Rivekka, Rivi and Rivy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Ravkah, Revkah, ..

(male) Rivman, Rivram, ..

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)

VIEW POPULARITY

Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is a comparison 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 (#184 the previous year), Rebekah (#500), Rivka (#935) 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 (#904, 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebecca, Rebekah, Reva, Rivka in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.


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