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Rachel Name Meaning

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Meaning of Rachel

Sheep.

Rachel Name Origin

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Rachel name origin
Rachel is a very popular female first name and a very rare surname.the meaning of Rachel is as gentle as a sheep"ewe"
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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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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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Meaning of Rachel in Biblical origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.