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Gender: F Origin of Rebel: Word name

Rebel Wilson is a hilarious Australian actress -- in Bridesmaids, she and her "brother" evicted Kristen Wiig -- who put a female spin on this contemporary badass baby name. Rebel might be a good name for getting attention as an actress, but we can't understand why anyone would give it to their child.

Famous People Named Rebel

Rebel Melanie Elizabeth Wilson, Australian actress
Rebel Penfold-Russell, Australian film producer and actress
Rebel Randall (born Alaine Brandes), American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Rebel

"Rebel Belle," book by Rachel Hawkins
Rebel Alley, character on "Arrested Development"
Rebecca "Rebel" Knight, main character on BET's show Rebel