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Rebecca name meaning

Last Name
400
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rebecca mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rebecca

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
53%
English
43%
American
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Australia and Singapore, the name Rebecca is of African / Hebrew origin and means "Servant of God".
  2. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Rebecca is of Hebrew origin and means "The name means servant of god in Hebrew".
  3. A submission from Canada says the name Rebecca means "A sweet and loving child of god".
  4. A user from South Africa says the name Rebecca is of English origin and means "Bound to God".
  5. A submission from Canada says the name Rebecca means "Follower of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  6. A user from Louisiana, U.S. says the name Rebecca is of Hebrew origin and means "To bind and beautiful".
  7. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rebecca means "Enchanting Beauty" and is of Hebrew origin.
  8. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Rebecca is of American origin and means "Beautiful and kind".
  9. A submission from Canada says the name Rebecca means "Fierce, truth, miracle, light, creativity, beautifulness and calm" and is of Portuguese origin.
  10. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rebecca is of Hebrew origin and means "To join or bind".
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  1. (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
Wiktionary

The Vulgate (Latin) form of biblical Rebekah, from Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (Rivka, “enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare”).

  1. A female given name from Hebrew, in regular use since the Reformation.
  2. (historical) One who protested in the Rebecca Riots; a Rebeccaite.

Rebecca was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Swedish

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Notable Persons Named Rebecca

Notable Persons Named Rebecca

Rebecca Ferguson

Rebecca Ferguson is an actor and actress. She was most active from 1999 to present. Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström on October 19th, 1983 in Stockholm. Rebecca is also known as Sundström and Rebecca Louisa Ferguson (birth name).

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Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Maria Hall by her parents Peter Hall (director) and Maria Ewing on May 3rd, 1982 in London, England, UK.

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Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn is an actress, model, and model (former). She was most prominent from 1991 to 2001. Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Alie Romijn on November 6th, 1972 in Berkeley, California.

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Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay is an actress and producer. She was most prominent from 1982 to present. Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Jane Pearch on August 29th, 1959 in Santa Rosa, California, U.S. Rebecca is also known as Rebecca George.

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Rebecca Black

Rebecca Black is a pop music musician. She has had major accomplishments since 2010. Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Renee Black on June 21st, 1997 in Irvine, California, U.S.

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Rebecca Gayheart

Rebecca Gayheart is an actress. Her career lasted from 1990 to 1990. Rebecca was born on August 12th, 1971 in Hazard, Kentucky, U.S.

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    Basketball Player
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    Singing
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    Musician
  • Rebecca Breeds
    Actress

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rebecca

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rebecca

Lakshmi Rebecca

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Biagio Rebecca

Biagio was born in 1731. He breathed his last breath in 1808.

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Avira Rebecca

Avira Rebecca is a director and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 2007.

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John Rebecca

He passed away in 1847.

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Alberto Rebecca

Alberto Rebecca is a soccer player for the Cuoiovaldarno R.F.C., Venezia F.C., A.S.D. SanGiovanniValdarno, PFC Botev Plovdiv, A.C. Carpenedolo, Virtus Verona, A.S.D. Sacilese Calcio, A.S.D. Pol. Tamai, A.D.C. Ars et Labor Grottaglie, U.S. Pianese A.S.D., and Luparense San Paolo F.C. Alberto was born on May 30th, 1985 in Montebelluna.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rebecca U.S.
  White 74.50% 64.26%
  African American 15.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rebecca

People with the last name Rebecca are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rebecca

  • What name lists does Rebecca rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rebecca? Rebecca is the 73rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rebecca was the 51,941st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rebecca have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 751,832 babies born with the first name Rebecca in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rebecca to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rebecca? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 236 new born babies.
  • When was Rebecca first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rebecca is Wednesday, December 2nd, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Rebecca born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rebecca was in 1981 with a total of 16,738 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rebecca!
  • Random Rebecca Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rebecca ranks 44th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 17 babies in North Dakota have the same name in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Rebecca: The name spelled backwards is Acceber. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Reaeccb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rebecca? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 400 people with the last name Rebecca.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rebecca? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rebecca as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rebecca name meaning

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