Rivka name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Rivka

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Czech Republic, the name Rivka is of Hebrew origin and means "The servant of God, the snare, to bind".
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rivka means "Captivating Servant of G-d".
  3. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Rivka is of Hebrew origin and means "A woman who binds or ties things together. In the old testament, noted as a virtuous woman".
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From Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (rivká) or Yiddish רבֿקה‎ (rivke), equivalent to Rebecca.

  1. A female given name from Hebrew.

Rivka was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Rivka

Notable Persons Named Rivka

Rivka Galchen

Rivka was born on April 19th, 1976 in Toronto, Canada.

Rivka Michaeli

Rivka Michaeli is an actress, comedian, television hostess, and entertainer. Rivka was born on April 14th, 1938 in Jerusalem.

Rivka Carmi

Rivka was born in 1948.

Rivka Oxman

Rivka Zohar

Rivka was born on June 30th, 1948 in Acre, Israel.

Rivka Neumann

Rivka was born on May 12th, 1956.

  • Rivka Bertisch Meir

Fun Facts about the name Rivka

  • How Popular is the name Rivka? Rivka is the 3,023rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rivka have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,692 babies born with the first name Rivka in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rivka to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rivka? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rivka first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rivka is Wednesday, November 20th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Rivka born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rivka was in 2019 with a total of 375 babies.
  • Random Rivka Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rivka ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 91 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Rivka: The name spelled backwards is Akvir. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kirav. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rivka name meaning

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