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What does Rifka mean?

Rifka Pronunciation of Rifka as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Rifka means "to bind". Rifka is a variant form of Riva (Hebrew): diminutive of Rebecca.



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA RIVA Reba, Reeva, Reva, Rivi, Rivka, Rivkah, Rivke, Rivy

(female) Rifna, ..

(male) Rifnar, ..

Rifka Jaylynn (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rifka?

Rifka is an uncommon given name for females. Rifka is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Rifka (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Reba, Reva and Rivka (#867 FROM CURRENT RECORDS). Other variants, like Rivi, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Rifka reached its peak 98 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Reva becoming less in vogue. Rivka has generally been a favorite of parents. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rifka and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Cilka, Mika, Milka, Mirka, Nika, Rafa, Rezka, Ria, Riana, Rica, Ricca, Ricka, Ricki, Ricky, Rida, Rieca, Riecka (see Rica), Rieka, Riesa, Rieta, Rika, Riki, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Rilla, Rima, Rina, Riona, Riqua, Risa, Rita, Ritsa, Ritta, Sitka, Sofka, Tinka, Vika, Vitka and Zivka. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rifka.

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