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Rebecca Name Meaning and Origin

Rebecca Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

To bind, Snare, Captivating

Name Origin


Rebecca is a Hebrew name that means 'to bind' or 'snare'. In the Bible, Rebecca was the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau. The name signifies a captivating and alluring presence, reflecting the strong-willed and independent nature of the biblical character.

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Rebecca Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Rebecca is a smoothly flowing name with a pleasant and easy-to-pronounce sound. It is familiar and has a classic appeal.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Rebecca has a balanced rhythm with three syllables that flow well together. It is easy to say and has a melodic quality.

Famous People Named Rebecca

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Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress known for her roles in 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' and 'The Greatest Showman'. With a captivating presence on screen, she has garnered critical acclaim for her performances.

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Rebecca Romijn is an American actress and former model, best known for her role as Mystique in the 'X-Men' film series. She has also appeared in TV shows like 'Ugly Betty' and 'The Librarians'.

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Rebecca Hall is a British actress known for her roles in films such as 'The Prestige', 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona', and 'The Town'. She has received praise for her versatile performances.

Rebecca Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Rebecca

The name Rebecca does not have strong negative associations. However, some may perceive it as old-fashioned or traditional, which could be seen as a negative aspect depending on personal preferences.

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