Rebekah meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Rebekah No. of characters: 7 Gender: Girl Origin of Rebekah: Hebrew Biblical
How to pronounce Rebekah re-be-kah What does my name mean? Meaning of Rebekah: Advice, Decision, Decision and Protector, Wise Guardian, Counsel Protection, Might Protector, T

Origin and Meaning

The name Rebekah is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and Ecclesiastic Greek Rhebheka, which origins from the Hebrew 'ribbqah' meaning 'noose' from 'rabak' meaning 'to bind' and 'to tie'. The name was initially borne in the Hebrew Bible by the wife of Isaac. She was the one who comforted him after the death of his mother. Unfortunately, she turned out to be a barren woman. But, Isaac waited with his loving wife for a long 20 years which was later rewarded with twins, Jacob and Esau. The name wasn't that commonly used in England until after the Reformation in the 16th century.

Rebekah was ranked 851 in 2004 list of US boys name and dropped by 9.81% from its previous ranking of 775 in 1990. Rebekah was ranked 463 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 2.89% from its previous ranking of 450 in 2014.

Full form of Rebekah : Resourceful Enthusiastic Bright Enterprising Knowledgeable Analytical Honorable

Rebekah is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 779 in 2014. Around 4127 people wear Rebekah as their first name. Rebekah is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Rebekah is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1969 and ranked 463 (0.014992% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 72154 people wear Rebekah as their first name. Rebekah is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1883 and ranked 463 (0.014992% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 72154 people have Rebekah as their first name. Rebekah is not a native United States and Rebekah may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.020184% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Rebekah is 5.

Rebekah love adventure, excitement and freedom. Rebekah are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Rebekah are capable of doing anything they wish for.

Names that rhyme with Rebekah Bekah, Meekah, Mekah, Rabekah, RebekahFamous people named Rebekah
Rebekah Ryan in Deep Freeze as Actress
Rebekah Apodaca in The Quest for Suki as Actress
Rebekah Farris in It's Really Odd as Actress
Rebekah Brookes-Murrell in The Trials of Flavia Gemina as Actress
Rebekah Giles in Fired Up! as Actress
Rebekah Bowman in The Last of Her Blood as Actress
Rebekah Rahnavardi in My Way as Producer
Rebekah Gibbs in Get What You Deserve as Actress
Rebekah Brockman in Bridge of Spies as Actress
Rebekah Roberts in The Last Days of Toussaint L'Ouverture as Make-Up Department
Rebekah Brooks is a British journalist and editor.
Actor Rebekah Baker, famous for tvMovie The Dollhouse Murders
Names like Rebekah Rebekah Namesakes Related Names: Reba, Rebacca, Rebakah, Rebba, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbie, Rebcca, Rebe, Rebeca, Rebecaa, Rebecah, Rebecc, Rebecca, Rebeccaann, Rebeccah, Rebeccajo, Rebeccalynn, Rebecka, Rebeckah Posts having Rebekah: Comments :Rebekah is a proper name of the person Italian women. it derived from the Hebrew רִבְקָה ( Rivqah ), perhaps meaning "snare", or by Ribhqeh, "connection" , "bond", but could also be derived from a name Aramaic. Traditionally the ' name day falls on September 23 in memory of the aforementioned Rebecca, Isaac's wife ; is also commemorated on 24 December, together with the other ancestors of Christ of ' Old Testament. Variants of the name are Rebekka, Rebecka, Rebecca, Rebeccah, Rebeca, Ρεβεκκα ( Rebekka ), Rhebekka. - Toney Koopman Popularity of Rebekah

Updated on: June 27th, 2019
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