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raquel

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
RāḫēL > RÂCHÊL
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
RāḫēL (רָחֵל) RHāKHḗL (Ῥαχήλ)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew “Rāḫēl > râchêl” (Biblical Greek: Rhākhḗl “Ῥαχήλ”), meaning “ewe, female sheep, one with purity”. Rachel is the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, 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, and she was the youngest niece of Rebekah. According to United States Social Security card applications in 2005, the name Rachel ranked 38th out of the top 100 names chosen by parents for their baby girls.
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BIBLICAL

Usage

  • catalancatalan
  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • portugueseportuguese
  • spanishspanish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
rachel, rakel, rahel
english
rachel, rachael, racheal, rachelle, rachyl, raschelle, racquel, rashka, rashelle
finnish
rachel, raakel, rakel, rahel, raakeli, raakkel, raakkeli, rael
norwegian
rachel, rakel, rahel
swedish
rachel, rakel, rahel
PET & SHORT FORM
finnish
raaku
portuguese
raÍssa

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Rhākhḗl
arabic
Rahil, Raaheel
basque
ERRAKEL
czech
Ráchel
faroese
rakul
french
rachel
german
rachel, rashka
greek
Rachíl
greenlandic
rachel, rakel, alaakkilli
hebrew
rachel, rashke, rechell, Raḥel
hungarian - magyar
rah'el, rÁhel, Ráchel, Rákhel, Rákis
icelandic
rakel
irish
ráichéal
italian
rachele, rachela
latin
rachel, rahel
old swedish
rachel
polish
rachela
romanian
rahela
russian
Rakhilya, rashel', Rakhyl', Rakhil
sami - lapps
ráhkel
scottish
Raodhailt, Raonaid, Raonaild
slovene
rahela, Rahaela, Rahila
yiddish
rashka, ruchel

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#690UNITED STATES RANKING

Social Security AdministrationThe U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Name Songs

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