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Rebekah name meaning

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

Origin and Meaning of Rebekah

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
79%
English
11%
Jewish
11%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Rebekah is of Jewish origin and means "Captivating; knotted cord. Wife of Isaac in the Old Testament".
  2. A user from Louisiana, U.S. says the name Rebekah is of Hebrew origin and means "Captive; bound; wife of Isaac".
  3. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Rebekah means "A tied knot or binding".
  4. A user from Australia says the name Rebekah is of Hebrew origin and means "Captivating and wife of issac".
  5. 3 submissions from the United States and the United Kingdom agree the name Rebekah means "Bound to God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  6. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Rebekah is of English origin and means "Rebecca appears in the Hebrew Bible as the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau. According to biblical tradition, Rebecca's father was Bethuel the Aramean from Paddan Aram, also called Aram-Naharaim".
  7. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Rebekah is of Hebrew origin and means "'Tied up'. 'Secured'. 'Knotted cord'".
  8. A submission from Nigeria says the name Rebekah means "Captivating" and is of Hebrew origin.
  9. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Rebekah is of Hebrew origin and means "to 'tie up' or 'to bind'".
  10. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Rebekah is of Hebrew origin and means "To bind; to connect".
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  1. (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
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From Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (Riḇqāh, “enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare”)

  1. The sister of Laban; Isaac's wife; the mother of Jacob and Esau.
  2. A female given name from Hebrew, a less-common variant of Rebecca.

Notable Persons Named Rebekah

Notable Persons Named Rebekah

Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is a journalist, newspaper editor, and editor-in-chief. Rebekah was given the name Rebekah Mary Wade on May 27th, 1968 in Warrington, England.

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Rebekah Elmaloglou

Rebekah Elmaloglou is an actress. She has been prominent since 1984. Rebekah was born on January 23rd, 1974 in Australia.

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Rebekah Staton

Rebekah Staton is an actress. Rebekah was born on June 17th, 1981 in Leek, Staffordshire.

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Rebekah Del Rio

Rebekah Del Rio is an easy listening, soft rock, and latin jazz musician. She was most prominent from 1994 to 1994. Rebekah was born on July 10th, 1967.

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Rebekah Mercer

They were most prominent from 1992 to 1992. Rebekah was born in New Zealand. Rebekah is also known as Bekah Mercer.

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Rebekah Kochan

Rebekah Kochan is an actress. She has been prominent since 2004. Rebekah was born on April 28th, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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  • Carla Laemmle
    Actress
  • Rebekah Warren
  • Rebekah Stott
    Soccer Player
  • Rebekah Chamblit
  • Rebekah Dulaney Peterkin

Fun Facts about the name Rebekah

  • How Popular is the name Rebekah? Rebekah is the 804th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rebekah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,040 babies born with the first name Rebekah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rebekah to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rebekah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rebekah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rebekah is Monday, February 24th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Rebekah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rebekah was in 1996 with a total of 2,222 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rebekah!
  • Random Rebekah Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rebekah ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 48 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Rebekah: The name spelled backwards is Hakeber. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Bkeaerh. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rebekah name meaning

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