Meaning:to bind or tie
Rebecca is a girl's name derived from the Hebrew Rivkah, meaning "to bind or tie." In the bible, Rebecca was Isaac's wife and the mother of Jacob and Esau. Rebecca has been used for girls in the US since the 1600s and experienced a resurgence in the 1970s. If you are looking for a sweet name to strengthen your special bond with baby, Rebecca is a worthy contender. You can also shorten it to Becca or Becky to create an adorable nickname.
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