Rifka

Rifka - A very unique female name



  Nov 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rifka, meaning servant of God", "maiden", "servant of God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #2139. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rifka and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rifka? 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 Rifka. The baby girl name Rifka was given to 7 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4479 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 201,893 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rifka peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1953 on position 1837.



Famous with this name

Rifka Daum
Rifka Fehr
Rifka Hanifah


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Rifka is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rifka is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,907 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,907.

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 Rifka is where you live.


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Rifka origin and meaning

Rifka is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means servant of God", "maiden", "servant of God. To see famous people named Rifka, pop culture references for the name Rifka and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rifka

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

Rebecca / Rebekah / Rebeca / Rivka / Rivky / Rebecka / Refugia / Rebeka / 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
20124479
20113457
20103441
20094245
20083821
20074431
20063899
20054158
20044066
20033361
20023191
20012715
20003463
19992662
19983238
19973094
19962821
19953997
19942935
19933348
19923292
19913147
19903116
19892886
19883005
19872468
19862838
19853235
19842296
19832847
19822349
19812436
19802491
19792508
19782479
19772471
19762131
19752483
19742123
19732563
19722241
19712960
19702259
19692795
19682632
19622025
19602224
19582377
19562344
19531837
19522139

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York1907

Even more about Rifka


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 Rifka 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 Rifka?

2 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
1953
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rifka
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 201,893
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2012 births +7

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