Reba Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Reba:
Originally a short form of Rebecca (noose), Reba is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Form of Rebecca/Rebekah, from the Hebrew meaning "captivating, knotted cord, or tied".
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Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955); an American country music artist, actress, humanitarian, and clothing designer. She has sometimes been referred to as "The Queen of Country", having sold 41 million records in the United States and more than 56 million worldwide. In the United States, she ranks as the seventh best-selling female artist in all genres and is the second best-selling female country artist of all time.
I like the name Reba; I like Nell for a middle name also. The two names go good together and they are so unique!
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