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What does Rebekah mean?

Rebekah Pronunciation of Rebekah as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebekah is "to bind". Rebekah is an alternate spelling of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah.



VARIANTS Ribecca, Rebekke, Rebekkah, Rebekka, Rebekha, Rebeka, Rebeckia, Rebeckah, Rebecka, Rebeccah, Rebecah, Rebeca, Rebbecka, Rebbecca, Rebbeca, Rebakah

OTHER FORMS VIA REBECCA Beckah, Reba, Rebba, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebecky, Rebeha, Rebeque, Reeba, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rivkah



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How popular is Rebekah?

Rebekah is a very popular first name for females (#525 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Rebekah reached its top position of #145 in the U.S. in the year 1992, and is presently at #704. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebekah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Rebekah (#704 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) appearing in the Top 2000 are Rebecca (#214), Rebeca (#1297), Reba, Rebbecca, Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeka, Rebekka and Rebekkah. Adoption of these forms of Rebekah was common during the years 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1426) and is now much lower (#1621, 87.6%), with forms like Reba becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebekah, Reba, Rebbecca, Rebeca, Rebecca in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeka, Rebekka, Rebekkah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Deberah, Deborah, Debrah, Geelah, Keevah, Leelah, Leenah, Meerah, Neenah, Nevesah, Rabiah, Raenah, Reannah, Reberta, Reeda, Reena, Reesa, Reeta, Reeva, Regena, Reseda, Reubena, Rezka, Rieka, Robena, Rosenah (see Rose), Rubena, Sebinah, Seemah and Serenah. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rebekah.

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