Rifka: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rifka

Rifka

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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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Related Names:

Rebecca, Rivka, Rivke, Rivkah

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Yiddish variant of Rivka, which is the Hebrew form of Rebecca.

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"Letters From Rifka" is a historical novel by Karen Hesse.

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