Name Rebecca Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Rebecca


Rebecca is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Rebecca?

Rebecca is a biblical name. In Old Testament, she is the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau. The name Rebecca derived from the Hebrew name Rivqah (רִבְקָה).

What does the name Rebecca mean?

Rebecca means “captivating” (from Hebrew “ribhqeh/ריבקה” = connection, or Semitic “rbq/רבק” = to tie firmly/to join/to snare).

Pronunciation of Rebecca

Variants of the name Rebecca

Rebeca Rebecka Rebeka Rebekah Rebekka Rebekkah Rébecca

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Popularity of the name Rebecca

The name Rebecca is ranked #809 overall.

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