Scripts רִבְקָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name רִבְקָה (Rivqah) from an unattested root probably meaning "join, tie, snare". This is the name of the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob in the Old Testament. It came into use as a Christian name after the Protestant Reformation, and it was popular with the Puritans in the 17th century.
Other Languages & CulturesRebekka(Biblical Greek) Rivqah(Biblical Hebrew) Rebekka(Danish) Rebekka(Dutch) Rebekka(Faroese) Rebekka(Finnish) Rébecca(French) Rebekka(German) Rivka, Riva(Hebrew) Rebeka(Hungarian) Rebekka(Icelandic) Rebekka(Norwegian) Rebeca(Portuguese) Rebeca(Spanish) Rifka(Yiddish)
Depiction of the biblical Rebecca by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini (1713)
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