Rachel meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Rachel No. of characters: 6 Gender: Girl Origin of Rachel: Hebrew
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Rachel ra-chel What does my name mean? Meaning of Rachel: Innocence of a Lamb, Sheep, Ewe, Female Sheep, Little Lamb, One with Purity, Jacob's Wife, Lamb, Gental, The E

Origin and Meaning

Rachel is a baby girl name derived from the Hebrew name Rachel meaning "ewe". The name was borne by the second and favourite wife of Jacob. She was also the sister of Leah (first wife of Jacob) and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Few more notable bearers of the name include Rachel Carson, an American conservationist; Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz, film actresses and Rachel Renee Russell, children author. The name is also used as several fictional characters like Rachel Green, in the TV series Friends; Rachel Gardner, in the Angels of Death; Rachel Elizabeth Dare, a character in the book series Percy Jackson & the Olympians and Rachel Lynde, in novel Anne of Green Gables.

Rachel was ranked 921 in 2014 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.83% from its previous ranking of 887 in 2012. Rachel was ranked 166 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 7.10% from its previous ranking of 155 in 2014. Comes from the Hebrew "rahel" Means "sheep" If party January 15th.. On inquiring mind, open to others,Rachelare deeply generous and welcoming. Their femininity and charm make discreet seductive, but sure of themselves. Their enthusiasm is contagious. Calm, patient,Rachelare no less effective. Straight and fair,Racheldo not like "shenanigans." In love is tenderness and loyalty assured.

Full form of Rachel : Realistic Active Cautious Hard working Eccentric Light-Hearted

Rachel is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 235 in 2014. Around 17634 people wear Rachel as their first name. Rachel is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Rachel is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1890 and ranked 166 (0.048233% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 561198 people wear Rachel as their first name. Rachel is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1899 and ranked 166 (0.048233% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 561198 people have Rachel as their first name. Rachel is not a native United States and Rachel may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.156986% of people in US have this given name.

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Expression number of Rachel is 11.

Rachel have high energy levels, just like a child. Rachel are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Rachel are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Rachel Achel, Birchel, Burchel, Churchel, Daschel, Herchel, Herschel, Hurchel, Hurschel, Ixchel, Jean-Michel, Jeanmichel, Lachel, Machel, Marchel, Mechel, Miachel, Michel, Mischel, MitchelFamous people named Rachel
Rachel Corr in Palindromes as Actress
Rachel Lewis in Secrets & Lies as Actress
Rachel Hall in The Natural as Actress
Rachel Geary in American Hustle as Make-Up Department
Rachel Summers in The Coven as Actress
Rachel Karten in Deus Ex Machina as Producer
Rachel Addington in The Exclusive as Actress
Rachel Harvey in Episode #3.10 as Actress
Rachel Tucker in Shades as Writer
Rachel Caproni in Get Smart as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Rachel Abbott is a British psychologist.
Rachel Miner in movie Bully as Actress
Names like Rachel Rachel Namesakes Related Names: Race, Racel, Racelyn, Racer, Racey, Rachad, Rachae, Rachael, Rachal, Rachale, Rachana, Rachard, Rache, Racheal, Rached, Rachelann, Rachelanne, Rachele, Rachell Posts having Rachel: Comments :Rachel [raː.ɛl] (Heb. Rachel רחל) [ra:'χe:l], fr. Racquel. Rachel, is a female first name. This comes from the Hebrew and means "sheep". Rachel is a character in Genesis , the first book of the Bible. She is the cousin and second wife of Jacob. She is also the daughter of Laban and sister Leah. It is present in the card games in the person of the queen of diamonds. - Shaquita Scranton Popularity of Rachel

Updated on: July 9th, 2019
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