Rebecca name - Meaning of Rebecca

Rebecca name - Meaning of Rebecca

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rə-BEK-ə (English) , re-BEK-kah (Italian)
Rebecca Meaning
From the Hebrew name (Rivqah) , possibly meaning "a snare" in Hebrew, or perhaps derived from an Aramaic name. This is the name of the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob in the Old Testament. It came into use as a Christian name after the Protestant Reformation, and it was popular with the Puritans in the 17th century. Rebecca originates in Hebrew language and means "one who ties and joins". In the Bible, Rebecca was an important personality, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau. In the United States it has always been one of the most popular feminine given names. It was popularized by Daphne du Maurier in her 1938 novel of the same name and a subsequent film directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Rebecca Related Names
Variants: Rebeccah, Rebeckah (English), Rebecka (Swedish), Becky, Reba, Rebeca, Rebekah, Rebekkah, Rivka
Diminutives: Becca, Becka, Beckah, Becky, Reba, Becci, Bekki (English)
Other Languages: Rebekka (Biblical Greek), Rivqah (Biblical Hebrew), Rebekka (Danish), Rebekka (Dutch), Rebekka (Finnish), Rébecca (French), Rebekka (German), Rivka, Riva (Hebrew), Rebeka (Hungarian), Rebekka (Norwegian), Rebeca (Portuguese), Rebeca (Spanish), Rifka (Yiddish)

Rebecca Celebrities
Rebecca De Mornay - actress, Rebecca Hall - actress, Rebecca Black - singer, Rebecca Gayheart - actress, Rebecca Ashery - writer, Rebecca Green - published author, Rebecca Howard - musician, Rebecca Kilburn - published author, Rebecca Lou - musician, Rebecca Parris - jazz artist, Rebecca Ferguson - singer-songwriter,

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