Name
REBECCA

Name REBECCA

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 983,288 births of Rebecca in the countries below, which represents an average of 6,925 births of children bearing the first name Rebecca per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3,569 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Rebecca   
In Italiano Nome Rebecca   
Available variants : Rébecca , Rébécca
Variations : Becky , Reba , Rebeca , Rebecka , Rebekah , Rebekkah , Rivka


Information about the first name Rebecca

The first name Rebecca is listed in our categories :The first name Rebecca has been assigned to:
0.05% to boys
99.95% to girls
The country where the first name Rebecca is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 7 letters including 3 vowels and 4 consonants

Rebecca in Japanese *

Romajirebekka
Katakanaレベッカ
Hiraganaれべっか
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Rebecca in Japanese
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Rebecca in sign language

Rebecca in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Rebecca

US English
Etymology src :
  • The Vulgate (Latin) form of biblical Rebekah, from Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (Rivka, “enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare”).
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • Rebecca (plural Rebeccas)
  • (historical) One who protested in the Rebecca Riots; a Rebeccaite.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈbɛkə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkə
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca (plural Rebeccas)
  • A female given name originating from the Bible [in turn from Hebrew], in regular use since the Reformation.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The spelling Rebecca originates from the Latin Vulgate, which from the 4th century onward was the Bible that was used for centuries in Western Christianity. When the King James Version appeared in 1611, the spelling Rebekah was used in the Old Testament, but the spelling Rebecca was retained in the New Testament.
FR French
Alternative forms src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʁe.be.ka/
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca f
  • (biblical) Rebekah (Biblical character)
  • a female given name, equivalent to English Rebecca
SE Swedish
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -²ɛka
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca c (genitive Rebeccas)
  • a female given name, an English style spelling of Rebecka
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Biblical Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (Rivka)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /reˈbek.ka/, [rɛˈbɛkːä]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /reˈbek.ka/, [reˈbɛkːä]
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca f sg (genitive Rebeccae); first declension
  • a female given name from Hebrew
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • First-declension noun, singular only.
IT Italian
Etymology src :
  • From Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (Riḇqāh, “enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare”).
Anagrams src :
  • beccare, erbacce
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /reˈbek.ka/
  • Rhymes: -ekka
  • Hyphenation: Re‧béc‧ca
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca f
  • Rebekah (Biblical character)
  • a female given name of biblical origin
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Latin Rebecca, from Hebrew רִבְקָה‎ (rivká).
Alternative forms src :
  • Rebekka
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca f
  • a female given name from Hebrew
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Rivka
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca
  • a female given name, an English style spelling of the Danish Rebekka
DE German
Proper noun src :
  • Rebecca
  • a female given name from English [in turn from Biblical Hebrew], variant of Rebekka
 

Popularity of the name Rebecca

Number of REBECCA births per year

Total births of Rebecca by country

Births with the first name Rebecca
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
322
751,687
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
45,344
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
131
44,615
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
37
44,374
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
21,282
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
0
13,085
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
12,386
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
11,207
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
5,125
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
5,113
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
0
4,410
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
4,092
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
3,879
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
4
3,759
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
3,213
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
2,591
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
2,437
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
1,538
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
0
980
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
840
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
293
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
234
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
131
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
0
84
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
58
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
21
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
16

Total births of Rebecca by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Rebecca
Country
Boys
Girls
ITItaly
2021
1
1,533
USUnited State of America
2022
0
1,022
DEGermany
2022
0
308
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
216
FRFrance
2022
0
120
CLChili
2021
0
54
ONOntario
2019
0
50
ATAustria
2021
0
47
ARArgentina
2015
0
42
QCQuebec
2022
0
31
IEIreland
2022
0
28
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
23
DKDenmark
2022
0
21
ABAlberta
2022
0
16
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
15
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
14
BEBelgium
2022
0
9
SESweden
2022
0
8
NONorway
2022
0
5
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
4
PLPoland
2022
0
2

Comments on the name Rebecca

Personalities with the first name Rebecca

There are 214 personalities with the first name Rebecca


Dolly Parton
(Dolly Rebecca Parton) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Screenwriter Businessperson Record producer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Guitarist Multi-instrumentalist Voice actor Film producer Banjoist Television actor Film actor Autobiographer Recording artist Country musician Country singer


Rebecca Romijn
src

United states of america
Actor Voice actor Model Television actor Film actor


Rebecca West
src

United kingdom
Writer Suffragette Journalist Literary critic Opinion journalist Novelist Essayist Prosaist


Rebecca Hall
(Rebecca Maria Hall) src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Actor Stage actor Film director Television actor Film actor


Rebecca Ferguson
(Rebecca Louisa Ferguson Sundström) src

Sweden
Actor Executive producer Model


Rebecca Black
(Rebecca Renee Black) src

Canada United states of america
Actor Singer Singer-songwriter Songwriter Lyricist Model Dancer Youtuber Recording artist


Becky G
(Rebbeca Marie Gomez) src

United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Lyricist Rapper Dancer


Rebecca De Mornay
(Rebecca Jane Pearch) src

United states of america
Actor Stage actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Becky Lynch
src

Republic of ireland
Actor Professional wrestler


Harriet Lane
src

United states of america
First lady



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Rebecca
Full list of personalities with the first name Rebecca

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Rebecca

There are 4035 actors and actresses with the first name Rebecca
Rebecca Levine
Rebecca Coco Edogamhe
Rebecca Antonaci
Rebecca Patricia 'Becky' Armstrong
Rebecca Rogers
Rebecca Klopper
Rebecca Emilie Sattrup
Rebecca Wallace
Rebecca Sanneh
Rebecca Anderson
Rebecca Galcik
Rebecca Benhamour
Rebecca Li
Rebecca Black
Rebecca Leigh Longendyke
Rebecca Spicher
Rebecca Baker
Rebecca Hanssen
Rebecca Laurie
Rebecca Faura
Rebecca Demmen
Rebecca Jacobsson
Rebecca Chadwick
Rebecca Del Sesto
Rebecca Rodley
Rebecca Ryan
Rebecca Moynes
Rebecca Howard
Rebecca Forsythe
Rebecca Fondiler

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Rebecca
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Rebecca

Rankings of first name REBECCA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#21426IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#24IT Italy2021
#146AT Austria2021
#176IE Ireland2022
#200QC Quebec2022
#202DE Germany2022
#203CL Chili2021
#219BC British Columbia2022
#222DK Denmark2022
#231ON Ontario2019
#233GB United Kingdom2021
#238AB Alberta2022
#263AR Argentina2015
#303US United State of America2022
#311NZ New Zealand2022
#339CH Switzerland2021
#438CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#446NO Norway2022
#464FR France2022
#713SE Sweden2022
#886PL Poland2022
#918BE Belgium2022