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Rebekah - Meaning of Rebekah

What does Rebekah mean?

Meaning of the name RebekahRebeccaRivkaRebechaBeckeRevekaBeckyRebekkeRebecceaRibaRebbeckaRebaRebekkaBekiBexRebecaBeckieRivaBeccaRenaRebequeRimcaBeckerBekkiRebbleRebbeca

[ 3 syll. re-be-kah, reb-ek-ah ] The baby girl name Rebekah is pronounced Rah-BEHK-ah in English †. Rebekah's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English, Polish, and Yiddish. Rebekah is a variant spelling of Rebecca (English, French, and Italian).

See also the related categories, yiddish and polish.

Rebekah is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was previously. The name's popularity rose from the 1940s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 1996, 0.116% of baby girls were given the name Rebekah. It had a ranking of #146 then. The baby name has seen a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #704 with a usage of 0.022%. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Rebekah, Rebecca was the most regularly used. It was more commonly used than Rebekah by 4 times in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Rebekah include Rebecca (English, French, and Italian), Rebeccah (English), Rebeccka (English), Rebecha (English), Rebeckah (English), Rafelle, Rebecky (English), Rezepha, Rezephah, Rozafa (Albanian), Rubea, Rebeccea (English), Rebeckia (English), Rezephia, Rezephiah, Rafah, Rhizpa, and Rhizpah.

† Pronunciation for Rebekah: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"


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