Raquel name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Raquel

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Spain says the name Raquel means "Sheep of God".
  2. According to a user from Spain, the name Raquel is of Hebrew origin and means "'The sheep of God' although it can also mean 'that she is a woman with criteria to govern' and it is very used in Spain".
  3. A user from California, U.S. says the name Raquel is of Spanish origin and means "Gift of god".
  4. According to a user from Australia, the name Raquel means "Innocent".
  5. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Raquel is of Spanish origin and means "Beauty of one".
  6. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Raquel means "Ewe".
  7. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Raquel is of Spanish origin and means "Love".
  8. A user from the United States says the name Raquel is of Spanish origin and means "Angel of Light".
  9. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Raquel means "Cute" and is of Spanish origin.
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  1. A female given name from Hebrew borrowed from Spanish.

Raquel was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Raquel

Notable Persons Named Raquel

Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to present. Raquel was given the name Jo Raquel Tejada on September 5th, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Raquel Pennington

Raquel was born on September 5th, 1988 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States.

Raquel Diaz

Raquel was born on October 14th, 1990 in El Paso, Texas. Raquel is also known as Shaul Guerrero (birth name).

Raquel Cassidy

Raquel Cassidy is an actor and actress. Raquel was given the name Raquel Josephine Cassidy on January 22nd, 1968 in Fleet, Hampshire, England, UK.

Bruna Surfistinha

Bruna Surfistinha is a writer, former sex worker, and sex worker. Bruna was given the name Raquel Pacheco on October 28th, 1984 in Sorocaba.

Rocsi Diaz

Rocsi Diaz is a radio personality and television personality. She has been prominent since 2000. Rocsi was given the name Raquel Roxanne Diaz on November 17th, 1983 in Tegucigalpa. Rocsi is also known as Lady of 106, Roczilla, Diaz, and Raquel Roxanne.

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  • Raquel Atawo
  • Raquel Martínez Rabanal
    Television/radio Personality
  • Raquel Olmedo
  • Raquel Meller
  • Raquel Tavares
  • Raquel C. Bono
  • Raquel Beezley
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  • Raquel Argandona
    Tv Presenter
  • Raquel
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raquel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raquel


Raquel is a soccer player for the Associação Ferroviária de Esportes (women) and Brazil women's national football team. Raquel was born on March 21st, 1991 in Contagem.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raquel U.S.
  White 9.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 58.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raquel

People with the last name Raquel are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Raquel

  • How Popular is the name Raquel? Raquel is the 1,039th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raquel was the 47,966th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raquel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,385 babies born with the first name Raquel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raquel to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raquel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Raquel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raquel is Sunday, September 10th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Raquel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raquel was in 1970 with a total of 1,469 babies. That's a lot of babies named Raquel!
  • Random Raquel Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raquel ranks 79th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 29 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Raquel: The name spelled backwards is Leuqar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rueqal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raquel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 441 people with the last name Raquel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raquel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raquel as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Raquel name meaning

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