What does Rahel mean?
Rahel /ra-hel/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Rahel's root is Hebrew, and the name Rahel means "ewe, female sheep". Rahel is an alternate spelling of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife. Compare surname Rahal.
Rahel has 1 variant: Rahil.
Rahel has 27 more relations via Rachel: Rachael▼, Racheal▼, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle▼, Rachil, Rae▼, Raechel, Raechell, Rakel, Raquel▼, Raquela, Raquella, Raquelle, Rashell, Rashelle, Ray▼, Raychel, Raychelle, Rechell, Shell, Shelley▼, Shellie▼ and Shelly▼.Kreatif forms: Rehel, Rohel, Ruehel. [more]
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)
Rachel (#155 last year), Raquel (#697), Shelley, Shellie, Ray, Shelly, Rae, Racheal, Rachelle and Rachael are the popular varying forms of Rahel (not ranked). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5625%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1148%, 79.6% less), with versions such as Rachael, Raquel, Racheal, Rachelle and Rae falling out of style. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rahel and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Raley. Like Rahel, this name is not frequently used.