Rachel name - Meaning of Rachel

Rachel name - Meaning of Rachel

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RAY-chəl (English) , ra-SHEL (French) , RAH-khəl (Dutch)
Rachel Meaning
From the Hebrew name (Rachel) meaning "ewe". In the Old Testament this is the name of the favourite wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. The name was common among Jews in the Middle Ages, but it was not generally used as a Christian name in the English-speaking world until after the Protestant Reformation. Rachel originates in Hebrew language and means "sheep"s friend". In the Bible, Rachel is the wife of Jacob and mother of Benjamin and Joseph. Today, there is Rachel"s Tomb, located near Bethlehem and visited by many visitors each year. In the English-speaking world it started being used after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized by one of the main characters in Friends TV show, Rachel Green.

Rachel Related Names
Variants: Rachael, Racheal, Rachelle, Rachyl, Raschelle (English), Ruchel (Yiddish), Rahel (Biblical Latin), Rachele, Rae, Raquel, Raychel
Diminutives: Rae, Raelene, Raelyn (English)
Other Languages: Rakel (Danish), Raakel (Finnish), Ráhel (Hungarian), Ráichéal (Irish), Rachele (Italian), Rakel (Norwegian), Raquel (Portuguese), Rahela (Romanian), Rahela (Serbian), Raquel (Spanish), Rakel (Swedish)

Rachel Celebrities
Rachel Adelman - writer, Rachel Bilson - actress, Rachel Blakely - actress, Rachel Bush - writer, Rachel Carson - published author, Rachel Farris - musician, Rachel Field - published author, Rachel Haden - musician, Rachel Hunter - model, Rachel Isadora - writer, Rachel Korn - writer, Rachel Kramer - musician, Rachel McAdams - actress, Rachel Weisz - actress,

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