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What does Rahel mean?

Rahel Pronunciation of Rahel [ra-hel] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Rahel means "ewe, female sheep". Rahel is an alternate spelling of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife.


Rahel has 1 variant: Rahil.

20 more relations via Rachel: Rachael, Racheal, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle, Rachil, Rae, Raechel, Raechell, Rakel, Raquel, Raquela, Rashell, Rashelle, Ray, Raychel, Rechell and Shell.

Creative forms:
(female) Raehel, Rihel, ..

(male) Rameo, Rasell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rahel Kamila (R.K.), ..

How popular is Rahel?

Rahel is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Rahel is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Rachel (#167 last year), Raquel (#750), Rachael (#1304), Raechel, Ray, Rae, Rachell, Racheal, Rachele and Rachelle are the popular varying forms of Rahel (not ranked). These forms of Rahel were favored as baby names 19 years ago (usage of 1.59%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.15%, 90.3% less), with versions such as Rachel going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachele, Rachell in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rachelle, Rae, Raechel, Raquel, Ray in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rachael, Rachel outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Batel, Carel, Chel, Dael, Darel, Ethel, Gael, Gayel, Hazel, Jael, Jahnel, Janel, Jayel, Karel, Lael, Mabel, Madel, Raizel, Raley, Ramee, Ranee, Raven, Raye, Rayzel, Rhea and Richel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rahel.

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