About RebeccaGo back to names list
Rebecca is one of those wonderful three syllable names that always sound elegant and regal. While it has Jewish roots, it has become a popular girls name the world over.
In the Bible, Rebecca was the wife of Isaac. It derives from a Hebrew word meaning to tie or constrict and its meaning is ‘binding.’
Famous People With This Name
Rebecca Hall is a British actress known for her role in “Iron Man 3.” Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress and was recently in “Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation.” Rebecca Minkoff is an American fashion designer known for her handbags.
Nickname options for Rebecca include Becky/Becki/Becki, Becka and Becks/Becs/Bex.
Rebecca can also be spelt Rebeca, Rebeka and Rebekah.
Stories Featuring This Name
“Rebecca” is the most famous of Daphne Du Maurier’s novels and was turned into a film in the 1940s that was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rebecca Rowena Randall is the main character of the children’s novel, “Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.”
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