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Popularity
744k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rebecca

Gender: Girl. Ranked #71 most popular

Similar Names
72k Rebekah (Hebrew)
2k Rebekka (Hebrew)

What does the name "Rebecca" mean?

Rebecca (Hebrew): Snare

The name "Rebecca" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Snare". It's a name commonly given to girls.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

B is for bloom, your glow of life.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Acceber". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bceaerc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Rebecca" in the U.S.?



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Want to know about the populiarty of Rebecca? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 744,166 babies born with the name Rebecca in the United States. That's more than enough Rebeccas to occupy the country of Equatorial Guinea with an estimated population of 740,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 236 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rebecca" was in 1981 with a total of 16,733 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rebeccas)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rebecca" ranks #87 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 50 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 4,475 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Rebecca popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rebecca in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rebecca

Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Rebecca was born in 1961 as Rebecca Jane Pearch in Santa Rosa, California, U.S.

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Rebecca Gayheart

Rebecca Gayheart is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1990 to present. Rebecca was born in 1972 in Hazard, Kentucky, United States.

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Renee Olstead

Renee Olstead is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Renee was born in 1989 as Rebecca Renee Olstead in Kingwood, Texas, U.S.

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Becki Newton

Becki Newton is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Becki was born in 1978 as Rebecca Sara Newton in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Rebecca Brown

Rebecca was born in 1992.

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Rebecca Breeds

Rebecca Breeds is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Rebecca was born in 1987 as Rebecca Elizabeth Breeds in Australia.

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Past life for Rebecca born Jul 31, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.