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Rachel is an extremely popular biblical name that has really stood the test of time. This is a great choice for parents looking for a baby girl’s name that will never go out of style.
This biblical name means ‘ewe’ in Hebrew. Rachel was the wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph.
Famous People With This Name
Rachel McAdams is a Canadian actress who is best known for her roles in “Mean Girls,” “Sherlock Holmes” and “True Detective.” Rachel Stevens was a pop singer in the band S club 7. Rachel Portman is a prolific British movie score composer.
Some possible nicknames are Rach, Rae, Rae-Rae, Rachie, and Raych.
Alternative spellings include Rachael, Raechel, Raquel and Rachelle.
Stories Featuring This Name
Perhaps the most famous Rachel is Rachel Green from the iconic American sitcom, “FRIENDS,” played by Jennifer Aniston. Rachel Dawes is a district attorney in the “Batman” universe, where she was Bruce Wayne’s childhood sweetheart and love interest. Rachel Mason is the headmistress of Waterloo Road in the BBC drama of the same name.
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