Rebecca Name Meaning

From the Hebrew ribbqah, a noose. Also spelled Rebekah. The Biblical Rebecca was the mother of Jacob and Esau.

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Rebecca Name Popularity

How popular is the name Rebecca? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 154 482 0.1369%
1911 148 506 0.1359%
1912 146 718 0.1424%
1913 161 684 0.1206%
1914 163 850 0.122%
1915 160 1,132 0.1246%
1916 171 1,091 0.1129%
1917 165 1,196 0.1195%
1918 172 1,221 0.1138%
1919 170 1,238 0.1182%
1920 175 1,230 0.1106%
1921 175 1,254 0.1095%
1922 173 1,268 0.1138%
1923 174 1,246 0.1112%
1924 170 1,330 0.1145%
1925 185 1,167 0.1032%
1926 184 1,111 0.101%
1927 171 1,213 0.1096%
1928 184 1,082 0.1011%
1929 181 1,061 0.1024%
1930 176 1,083 0.1037%
1931 172 1,046 0.106%
1932 163 1,153 0.1167%
1933 169 1,037 0.1113%
1934 165 1,139 0.1178%
1935 163 1,181 0.1215%
1936 165 1,158 0.1202%
1937 167 1,169 0.1186%
1938 145 1,554 0.1518%
1939 134 1,779 0.1749%
1940 96 2,527 0.2377%
1941 86 2,909 0.2585%
1942 85 3,222 0.2552%
1943 87 3,252 0.2491%
1944 84 3,221 0.2599%
1945 85 3,317 0.272%
1946 67 4,837 0.3278%
1947 52 6,330 0.3792%
1948 50 6,791 0.4254%
1949 40 8,775 0.5455%
1950 36 9,427 0.5855%
1951 32 10,931 0.6447%
1952 30 12,228 0.7005%
1953 24 12,960 0.7323%
1954 26 13,209 0.7226%
1955 27 12,396 0.6739%
1956 27 12,171 0.6444%
1957 34 11,487 0.597%
1958 41 10,404 0.5505%
1959 38 10,475 0.5513%
1960 38 9,967 0.526%
1961 44 10,234 0.5421%
1962 47 9,407 0.5124%
1963 44 9,392 0.5232%
1964 46 9,472 0.5381%
1965 41 10,215 0.6247%
1966 40 9,776 0.6261%
1967 39 9,819 0.647%
1968 33 10,227 0.6811%
1969 28 10,952 0.7109%
1970 29 10,855 0.6821%
1971 23 12,194 0.8115%
1972 14 13,255 0.9732%
1973 10 14,870 1.147%
1974 10 15,166 1.1669%
1975 11 13,926 1.0837%
1976 12 14,491 1.1243%
1977 17 14,194 1.053%
1978 17 13,800 1.0264%
1979 17 14,547 1.0317%
1980 17 15,279 1.045%
1981 12 16,740 1.1388%
1982 15 15,728 1.0525%
1983 19 14,712 0.997%
1984 23 13,346 0.8972%
1985 25 12,702 0.8369%
1986 26 11,788 0.7809%
1987 25 11,631 0.7622%
1988 26 11,869 0.7616%
1989 24 12,433 0.7705%
1990 21 13,672 0.8249%
1991 21 13,298 0.8159%
1992 20 13,111 0.8214%
1993 22 12,318 0.7901%
1994 24 11,279 0.735%
1995 28 9,905 0.6572%
1996 24 10,624 0.7095%
1997 25 9,628 0.651%
1998 30 8,419 0.5625%
1999 38 7,428 0.496%
2000 39 7,063 0.4624%
2001 46 5,883 0.3904%
2002 54 5,212 0.3478%
2003 63 4,858 0.3193%
2004 69 4,456 0.2924%
2005 81 4,007 0.2621%
2006 96 3,560 0.2274%
2007 105 3,206 0.2032%
2008 119 2,901 0.1877%
2009 132 2,451 0.164%
2010 134 2,285 0.1586%
2011 148 2,097 0.1472%
2012 158 1,996 0.1401%
2013 175 1,784 0.1253%
2014 180 1,758 0.1207%
2015 186 1,687 0.1159%
2016 200 1,554 0.1078%
2017 210 1,399 0.1002%
2018 207 1,419 0.1033%
2019 258 1,216 0.0898%

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Names Like Rebecca

If you like Rebecca, you’ll love these other names like Rebecca.


What names are diminutives of Rebecca?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Rebecca sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Rebecca, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Becky

A diminutive of Rebecca, “the temptress with the tender trap.”

Hebrew

Reba

A diminutive form of Rebecca.


What names are variants of Rebecca?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Rebecca.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Becca

Modern

Beck

Stream

English

Becka

To bind

Hebrew

Beckah

To bind

Hebrew

Becke

To bind

Hebrew

Beckee

To bind

Hebrew

Becker

To bind

Hebrew

Beckey

To bind

Hebrew

Becki

To bind

Hebrew

Beckie

To bind

Hebrew

Becky

A diminutive of Rebecca, “the temptress with the tender trap.”

Hebrew

Beki

To bind

Hebrew

Bekka

To bind

Hebrew

Bekki

To bind

Hebrew

Bekkie

To bind

Hebrew

Reba

A diminutive form of Rebecca.

Rebakah

To bind

Hebrew

Rebba

To bind

Hebrew

Rebbeca

To bind

Hebrew

Rebbecca

To bind

Hebrew

Rebbecka

To bind

Hebrew

Rebbie

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeca

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeccah

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeccea

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeccka

To bind

Hebrew

Rebecha

To bind

Hebrew

Rebecka

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeckah

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeckia

To bind

Hebrew

Rebecky

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeha

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeka

To bind

Hebrew

Rebekah

To bind

Hebrew

Rebekha

To bind

Hebrew

Rebekka

To bind

Hebrew

Rebekkah

To bind

Hebrew

Rebekke

To bind

Hebrew

Rebeque

To bind

Hebrew

Ree

To bind

Hebrew

Reeba

To bind

Hebrew

Reveka

To bind

Hebrew

Revekah

To bind

Hebrew

Revekka

To bind

Hebrew

Rheba

To bind

Hebrew

Ribecca

To bind

Hebrew

Riva

Hebrew

Rivah

To bind

Hebrew

Rivalee

To bind

Hebrew

Rivekka

To bind

Hebrew

Rivi

To bind

Hebrew

Rivka

To bind

Hebrew

Rivkah

To bind

Hebrew

Rivy

To bind

Hebrew


Lists With Rebecca

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Siblings of Rebecca

Mamas with kids named Rebecca also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Katherine

Pure

Greek

Michael

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

Megan

Pearl

Welsh

Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

Audrey

Noble strength

English

3 Comments

  1. It was my mom’s name

  2. Hehehehe The Originals. Her name is Rebecca Hope ?

  3. It is a strong, bright, happy name. It suits our Rebecca Marie.


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