Rachel name meaning
Babynology >> Biblical Baby Names >> Meaning of name Rachel
 

Rachel Name Meaning

Name

Rachel

   

Meaning of Rachel

Sheep.

Rachel Name Origin

Biblical
Rachel name origin
This name Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl -ewe
Your Opinion About Rachel Name
Cute Name
Unique Name
Popular Name
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
Famous Name Rachel
Rachel Dratch
an American actress and comedian, perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1999 to 2006.Dratch was a member of the mainstage cast of The Second City comedy troupe for several years, performing alongside future SNL head writers Adam McKay and Tina Fey, as well as future 30 Rock performer Scott Adsit. The first incarnation of her SNL "Wicked" sketch was performed in Second City's Paradigm Lost. In addition to acting, Dratch also played the cello onstage. The theater also hosted the first incarnation of Dratch & Fey (her critically praised two-woman show with Tina Fey) which was later performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York, where it was dubbed "the funniest thing to be found on any New York comedy stage" by Time Out New York.
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.
 
The Mystique of Baby Girl Names
The arrival of a new baby girl in the family brings with it a deep sense of joy and happiness to one and all. This is specially true for the father because the uniquely enchanting place daughters have for Dads is legendary. Choosing a baby girl name for your newly born miss isn't really as complicated as it seems. More..
 

Biblical Girl Names

Is It Appropriate To The Baby's Gender?
Again, while unisex clothes and unisex everything has become really popular, are you sure you really want a unisex name for your baby? Let your baby's name reflect his or her gender. More..
 
List of Biblical baby names, Biblical baby boy names (male), girl names (female) & Biblical names meanings has been compiled from various resources. Please use this list of Biblical baby names only for reference/idea to name your kid/child. Database of baby names has been compiled from various references and suggestions provided by our web site visitors and resources partners.
Meaning of Rachel in Biblical origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.