Rachel Name Meaning

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Rachel Name Meaning

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Rachel

spker
Meaning of Rachel
Sheep.
Rachel Name Origin
Biblical
female

Rachel's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used largely in the English, French, and German languages. Its meaning is "ewe".

The name was borne in the Old Testament of the Bible by the second and favorite wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, as Jacob's mother Rebecca was Laban's sister.

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Variant Baby Names of rachel:

ArrayRachael, Racheal, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle, Rachil, Rae, Rachael, Racheal, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele

Rhyming Names of Rachel: 

Anschel, Barachel, Michel, Mitchel, Vachel

More About Biblical Name : Rachel

  • Rachel's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used largely in the English, French, and German languages. Its meaning is "ewe".

    The name was borne in the Old Testament of the Bible by the second and favorite wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, as Jacob's mother Rebecca was Laban's sister.

  • Rachel is a very popular female first name and a very rare surname.the meaning of Rachel is as gentle as a sheep"ewe"

  • This name Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl -ewe

  • Rachel  Raḥel ; meaning ewe, idiomatically: one with purityas described in the Hebrew Bible, is a prophet and the favorite wife of Jacob, 

  • Rachel as described in the Hebrew Bible, is a prophet and the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.

Rachel also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, British, Chinese, Danish

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Famous Name Rachel

  • Rachel Ruysch

    was a Dutch artist who specialized in still-life paintings of flowers.She was born in The Hague, but moved to Amsterdam when she was three. Her father Frederik Ruysch, a famous anatomist, and botanist, was appointed a professor there. He gathered a huge collection of rarities in his house.

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  • Sally Rachel

    is a Liberal Democrat politician. She is a Life Peer and former chair of the London Assembly.The results of those elections saw the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats enter into a similar agreement as existed between Labour and Lib Dems previously.

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