Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. BEHK  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname of English, German or Scandinavian origins, all derived from related words meaning "stream". As a feminine name, in some cases it is a short form of Rebecca. A noted bearer is the American rock musician Beck Hansen (1970-), born Bek David Campbell, who goes by the stage name Beck.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRebecca, Rebekah(Biblical) Rhebekka(Biblical Greek) Rivqah(Biblical Hebrew) Rebecca(Biblical Latin) Rebeka(Czech) Rebekka(Danish) Rebecca, Rebekka(Dutch) Rebekka(Faroese) Rebekka(Finnish) Rébecca(French) Rebecca, Rebekka(German) Rivka(Hebrew) Rebeka(Hungarian) Rebekka(Icelandic) Rebecca(Italian) Rebekka(Norwegian) Rebeca(Portuguese) Rebeca(Romanian) Rebeka(Slovak) Rebeka(Slovene) Rebeca(Spanish) Rebecca, Rebecka(Swedish) Rifka(Yiddish)



Entry added December 7, 2022