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Rachael name meaning

Last Name
109
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rachael mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rachael

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
65%
English
22%
Albanian
4%
German
4%
Australian
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Colorado, U.S. says the name Rachael means "Biblical; Ewe; female lamb; lamb of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
  2. 2 people from Kenya and the United States agree the name Rachael is of Hebrew origin and means "Ewe, a female sheep".
  3. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Rachael means "'ewe' which is translated into lamb, or sheep" and is of Hebrew origin.
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rachael means "Ewe or lamb".
  5. 2 people from the United Kingdom and the United States agree the name Rachael is of Hebrew / German origin and means "Ewe in Hebrew".
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rachael means "Ewe" and is of Hebrew origin.
  7. A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Rachael means "FEMALE LAMB".
  8. A user from India says the name Rachael is of Hebrew origin and means "Gift of God".
  9. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rachael is of Albanian origin and means "Shiny blue, azure".
  10. A submission from Ohio, U.S. says the name Rachael means "LORD OF JESUS" and is of Hebrew origin.
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  1. A female given name from Hebrew, a spelling variant of Rachel first recorded in the 17th century.

Notable Persons Named Rachael

Notable Persons Named Rachael

Rachael Taylor

Rachael Taylor is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 2004. Rachael was given the name Rachael May Taylor on July 11th, 1984 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

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Rachael Leigh Cook

Rachael Leigh Cook is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Rachael was born on October 4th, 1979 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray is a chef. Rachael was given the name Rachael Domenica Ray on August 25th, 1968 in Glens Falls, New York, U.S.

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Rachael Harris

Rachael Harris is an actress and comedian. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Rachael was given the name Rachael Elaine Harris on January 12th, 1968 in Worthington, Ohio, US. Rachael is also known as Rachel Harris.

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Rachael Stirling

Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Rachael was born as the child of Archie Stirling and Diana Rigg on May 30th, 1977 in London, England, UK.

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Rachael MacFarlane

Rachael MacFarlane is a voice actress and singer. Rachael was given the name Rachael Ann MacFarlane on March 21st, 1976 in Kent, Connecticut, U.S.

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  • Rachael Price
    Musician
  • Rachael Yamagata
    Singer-songwriter
  • Rachael Finch
  • Rachael Leahcar
    Musician
  • Rachael Adams
  • Rachael Flatt
    Figure Skater
  • Rachael Sage
    Musician
  • Rachael Beck
    Musical Theatre
  • Rachael Coopes
  • Rachael Cantu
    Singer-songwriter
  • Rachael Hip-Flores
  • Rachael Grinham
    Squash Player
  • Rachael Anne Dunlop
  • Rachael Haynes

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rachael U.S.
  White 82.57% 64.26%
  African American 12.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rachael

People with the last name Rachael are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rachael

  • How Popular is the name Rachael? Rachael is the 745th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rachael was the 150,452nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rachael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 82,358 babies born with the first name Rachael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rachael to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rachael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Rachael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rachael is Sunday, May 22nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Rachael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rachael was in 1990 with a total of 3,028 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rachael!
  • Random Rachael Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rachael ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 139 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Rachael: The name spelled backwards is Leahcar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aerlcha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rachael? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 109 people with the last name Rachael.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rachael? Rachael is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Rachael name meaning

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