Becky Name Meaning & Origin

Becky

Pronunciation: BEHK-ee (key)

Origin of the name Rebecca:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and Ecclesiastic Greek Rhebekka, which is derived from the Hebrew ribbqāh (noose), from rabak (to bind, to tie). The name, borne in the Bible by the wife of Isaac, was not used in England until after the Reformation in the 16th century.

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Comments and insights on the name Becky: | Edit

*Becky is perky, happy and full of energy. She loves to act and shop and sing and be around friends. Becky is intelligent and fun with an amazing sense of humor.
(Coming from another Becky this is completely accurate!!! Can't believe they got the acting down.)

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I love my name (Becky). My only complaint is that sometimes parents name their daughter Rebecca and call them Becky. If you want to name them Becky, name them Becky!

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Beck, Becks, Bex, Beckster, Beckinator, B-Money

Meanings and history of the name Becky: | Edit

Rebecca = to bind, to tie

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Becky Thatcher, female love interest in the book Tom Sawyer

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Sexy?

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Friendly?

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