What is the meaning of the name "Rebekah"?


The meaning of the name "Rebekah" is "snare." A snare is a type of trap used to catch animals. Rebekah is a variation of "Rebecca" used in several versions of the Bible.

Rebekah is a lesser used version of the name than Rebecca, though it is the original spelling. In the Old Testament, Rebekah was the wife of Isaac and mother to Jacob and Esau. The name rose in popularity after the Protestant Reformation. Rebekah is a feminine name of Hebrew origins. Other spellings of the name are Rebekka, Rebeka, Rebeca, and Rebecka.

A few famous Rebekahs are the character Rebekah Mikaelson from "Vampire Diaries," Rebekah Cook and Rebekah Elmaloglou.

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First Names: Rebecca
1. Hebrew: To tie, bind; enchantingly beautiful
Source: baby-names.familyeducation.com
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