Rebeca

Rebeca - A very unique female name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rebeca appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1056. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rebeca and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rebeca? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rebeca. The baby girl name Rebeca was given to 168 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1124 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,412 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rebeca peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 634.



Famous with this name

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Rebeca Marcos
Rebeca Arthur


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Rebeca is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rebeca is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #474 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,459.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rebeca is where you live.


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Rebeca origin and meaning

Rebeca is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Rebeca, pop culture references for the name Rebeca and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rebeca

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rebeca, sorted by popularity.

Rebecca / Rebekah / Rivka / Rivky / Rebecka / Refugia / Rebeka / Rifka / Rivkah / Refugio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121124
20111099
20101147
2009936
20081050
2007948
2006828
2005786
2004742
2003634
2002880
2001800
2000718
1999725
1998716
1997752
1996719
1995697
1994647
1993660
1992743
1991690
1990759
1989787
1988825
1987928
1986915
1985904
1984985
1983841
1982870
1981823
1980856
1979925
1978906
19771006
1976866
1975935
1974920
1973944
1972950
1971973
19701073
19691084
19681077
19671084
19661081
19651215
19641183
19631057
19621150
19611282
19601127
19591227
19581383
19571377
19561420
19551342
19541324
19531254
19521332
19511198
19501371
19491316
19481283
19471318
19461347
19451195
19441271
19431440
19421230
19411104
19401141
19391102
19381306
19371362
19361068
19351235
19341359
19331075
1932993
19311022
19301027
1929966
1928967
19271191
19261184
19251087
19241564
19231565
19221329
19211465
19201752
19191492
19181470
19171398
19161452
19141508
19131056

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland474
Arkansas584
Oregon704
California713
Texas809
Georgia946
New Jersey967
Florida973
Arizona1066
Tennessee1207
Illinois1417
New York1459

Even more about Rebeca


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rebeca a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rebeca?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rebeca
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,412
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +168

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