Name Rebecca – origin and meaning

Rebecca is a female name.

Origin of Rebecca

Rebecca is a biblical name of Hebrew origin.
Hebrew ribhqeh (lit., ‘connection’), from Semitic root r-b-q, ‘to tie, couple or join’,[1] ‘to secure’, or ‘to snare’)[2]

Meaning of Rebecca

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

Pronunciation of Rebecca

Alternate spelling of Rebecca

Rebeca Rebecka Rebeka Rebekah Rebekka Rebekkah

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