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Rivka is a riveting name with ancient roots. Rivka is actually a variant of Rebecca. While Rivka is a traditional Hebrew name, its beauty has caused it to become common around the world. Keep reading to learn more about Rivka!

Meaning of the name Rivka:

Hebrew: One who ties and joins.

Origin of the name Rivka:

Hebrew. Rivka refers to one who “ties” or “binds.” In Jewish and Christian traditions, the name refers to the wife of Isaac.

Symbolism of the name Rivka:

Rivka symbolizes connection.

Style of the name Rivka:


Gender of the name Rivka:

Rivka is a variant of the name Rebecca. It's a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Rivka:


Syllables in the name Rivka:


Emotion evoked from the name Rivka:

The name Rivka has a spiritual essence.

Alternative spellings for the name Rivka:

Rifka, Rifkah, Rivkah.

Nicknames for the name Rivka:


Popularity of the name Rivka:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Rivka debuted on the list of the 1,000 most popular baby names in 2011. The name has made the list every year since!

Related names for the name Rivka:

Rebecca, Rebekah.

Great middle names for Rivka and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Rivka:

  • Rivka Galchen (award-winning Canadian writer)
  • Rivka Golani (Israeli violin player)
  • Rivka Michaeli (Israeli actress and comedian)

Rivkas in movies/pop culture:

  • Rivka (character in “The Devil's Arithmetic”)
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