Rachel: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Rachel

This name which is Hebrew for “ewe” (female sheep) was already hugely popular in the 80s and 90s. Then Rachel Green came to life and the rest is history. For a little girl with the best hair ever who may bring a unique “trifle” to parties, this name is an excellent choice.

Nicknames:

Rach, Rae.

Famous people named Rachel:

Fictional Rachel Green of Friends; chef and TV host Rachael Ray; actresses Rachel Bilson, Rachel McAdams, Rachel Nichols; model Rachel Hunter.

Fun fact:

“The Rachel” was a popular hairstyle in the 1990s, fashioned after Rachel Green on Friends.

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