Gender: Female Origin of Rebel: Word name

Rebel Origin and Meaning

The name Rebel is a girl's name of English origin.

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.

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nora.rosenberg Says:


I would bet the same for you. This word doesn't have the most beautiful and positive meaning, especially in a conversation about names and babies

abertawe Says:


It’s not generally considered that rude at all... you must get offended very frequently.

Mario500 Says:


Could someone change the word between "contemporary" and "baby" in this part of the description of the name on the "info" page for it (I had always considered it a very rude word):

"a female spin on this contemporary badass baby name"

Miri Says:


Maybe a nickname. Not a first name for sure.

TatumRebelle Says:



Lena_Aline Says:


I knew a girl named Arabella who went by Rebel.

bootsie Says:


Rebel girl, rebel girl, rebel girl you are the queen of my world

AnonymousPerson Says:


Or Rebella!

Guest Says:


And don't even think about Rebelle! 😡

CocoWhite Says:


I do think it's good to be a bit of a rebel sometimes, but naming your kid this is perhaps asking for trouble, no?