Rebekah

Rebekah - A very unique female name



  Feb 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rebekah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1925 on position #1642. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rebekah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rebekah? 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 Rebekah. The baby girl name Rebekah was given to 673 baby girls in 2012, ranking #437 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,100 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rebekah peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1982 on position 143.



Famous with this name

Rebekah Palmer
Rebekah Wainwright
Rebekah Tripp


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Rebekah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rebekah is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #221 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #1,127.

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 Rebekah is where you live.


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Rebekah origin and meaning

Rebekah is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Rebekah, pop culture references for the name Rebekah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rebekah

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

Rebecca / Rebeca / 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
2012437
2011433
2010405
2009363
2008348
2007308
2006267
2005258
2004236
2003215
2002207
2001189
2000173
1999156
1998155
1997153
1996146
1995155
1994150
1993148
1992145
1991147
1990149
1989154
1988166
1987159
1986153
1985159
1984157
1983152
1982143
1981148
1980162
1979178
1978194
1977200
1976207
1975226
1974250
1973301
1972387
1971411
1970512
1969538
1968580
1967576
1966576
1965638
1964722
1963776
1962729
1961823
1960777
1959687
1958746
1957692
1956687
1955735
1954691
1953658
1952719
1951759
1950899
1949990
1948987
19471017
19461158
19451095
19441830
19431336
19411080
19401524
19381744
19361512
19351764
19251642

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho221
Utah223
Tennessee262
Pennsylvania278
North Carolina279
Oklahoma288
Alabama289
Colorado290
New Mexico306
Ohio339
Oregon344
Mississippi353
Nebraska369
South Carolina373
Florida375
Missouri392
Arizona402
Louisiana440
Iowa441
Minnesota452
Texas476
Wisconsin503
Connecticut519
Indiana521
Michigan529
Georgia532
Virginia547
Kansas549
Massachusetts550
California551
Kentucky559
Maryland567
New York570
Washington575
Illinois903
New Jersey1127

Even more about Rebekah


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 Rebekah 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 Rebekah?

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
1982
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rebekah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,100
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1925
2012 births +673

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