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What does Rivka mean?

Rivka Pronunciation of Rivka as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Rivka is "to bind". Rivka is an alternate spelling of Rebecca (Hebrew). Biblical: Rebekah. Rivka is also a derivative of Riva (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Rivke, Rivkah

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA REBECCA, RIVA Becka, Bekka, Reba, Rebba, Rebeka, Reeba, Reeva, Reva, Reveka, Revekah, Revekka, Rheba, Rifka, Rivah, Rivekka, Rivi, Rivy

(female) Rivla, ..

(male) Rivgan, ..

Rivka Clementine (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rivka?

Rivka is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3418 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rivka was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #798 in the U.S. in the year 2017, and is presently at #867. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Rebecca (#214 IN 2018), Reba, Rebeka, Reva and Rheba are the popular alternative forms of Rivka (#867). These relations of Rivka reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (USAGE OF 0.9%) and have become much less popular since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 88%). Rebecca is the all-time favorite, although Rivka seems to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Reba are now less popular.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Cilka, Mika, Milka, Mirka, Nika, 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, Tinka, Vavka (see Varvara), Vika, Vitka, Viveka, Vivika, Yevka and Zivka. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rivka.