Rivka

Rivka - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rivka, meaning servant of God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1950 on position #1447. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rivka and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rivka? 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 Rivka. The baby girl name Rivka was given to 223 baby girls in 2012, ranking #934 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,337 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rivka peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 885.



Famous with this name

Rivka Michaeli
Rivka Galchen
Rivka Rivera


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Rivka is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rivka is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #109 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,480.

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 Rivka is where you live.


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Rivka origin and meaning

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

Similar to Rivka

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

Rebecca / Rebekah / Rebeca / 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
2012934
2011885
2010932
20091010
20081051
20071113
20061127
20051099
20041040
20031056
20021055
20011192
20001152
19991134
19981177
19971162
19961154
19951158
19941214
19931202
19921333
19911364
19901238
19891242
19881156
19871135
19861179
19851219
19841196
19831185
19821519
19811267
19801311
19791366
19781273
19771341
19761107
19751247
19741338
19731309
19721345
19711583
19701646
19691538
19681553
19671627
19661611
19651610
19641665
19631665
19621977
19611667
19601631
19591783
19581901
19571753
19562075
19552033
19541746
19531480
19521527
19511772
19501447

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey109
New York141
Illinois1838
Florida1919
California2480

Even more about Rivka


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 Rivka 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 Rivka?

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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rivka
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,337
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1950
2012 births +223

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