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Pronunciation

rəbɛkə

Origin

English, Italian, Scandinavian

Meaning

Originating from Hebrew, Rebecca means “secure,” “firm,” and “captivating.” Dating back to the colonial times, this elegant girl’s name is matriarchal, strong and friendly. If you choose to use the historical or biblical spelling, you’ll be spelling your daughter’s name “Rebekah,” otherwise you can also go for the warm and relaxed Becky, or give it a modern twist with Becca.

Rank in the year 2015

Rebecca was ranked #411 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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