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Rebecca Meaning


What does Rebecca mean?

The name Rebecca is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Rebecca is "to tie, bind, trap, snare".

Rebecca is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Re-be-cca.

The Given Name Rebecca

Rebecca is a variant of Rebecca. See Rebecca for further details.

Stylish and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Rebecca remains a favorite due to its classic and sweet nature.

Rebecca falls into the name categories biblical, easy nickname.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rebecca De Mornay, and Rebecca Gayheart.

Rebecca Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 214 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,442 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 216 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,425 occurrences. It ranked 10,507 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

View the Rebecca Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rebecca has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rebecca to other names.

Rebecca Related Names

Rebecca is a variant of Rebecca.

Variants of the name Rebecca include Rabecca, Rabecka, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebecca, Rebeccah, Rebeccanne, Rebeccca, Rebeccka, Rebecha, Rebeckah, Rebeckha, Rebeckia, Rebecky, Rebekah, Rebekha, Rebekkah, Rebekke, Rebeqaue, Reveca, Revecca, Reveka, Revekka.

The names Rebeca, Rebecka, Rebeka, Rebekka, Ribqah, Rifka, Rivka are all forms of Rebecca.

Rebecca has the diminutives (nicknames) Becca, Becci, Becka, Beckah, Becki, Beckie, Becky, Bekki, Reba, Reva, Riva.

Famous Rebeccas

  • Rebecca ~ Biblical Character (Gen. 22:23)
  • Rebecca De Mornay ~ Actress
  • Rebecca Gayheart ~ Actress
  • Rebecca Hall ~ Actress
  • Rebecca Romijn ~ Actress
  • Rebecca Sharp ~ Vanity Fair character

Rebecca Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Rebecca.

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Rebecca Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rebecca in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rebecca.

Just for fun, see the name Rebecca in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rebecca in Nautical Flags page.