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What does Rakel mean?

Rakel /ra-kel/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Rakel's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Rakel is "ewe, female sheep". Rakel is an alternate spelling of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife. Rykal is a conventional surname.


Rakel has 2 variants: Raquel and Raquelle.

Rakel has 26 more related forms via Rachel: Rachael, Racheal, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle, Rachil, Rae, Raechel, Raechell, Rahel, Rahil, Raquela, Raquella, Rashell, Rashelle, Ray, Raychel, Raychelle, Rechell, Shell, Shelley, Shellie and Shelly.

Kreatif forms: Reikel, Rekel, Rikel. [more]

How popular is Rakel?

Rakel is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rachel (#155 in 2014), Raquel (#697), Shelley, Shellie, Ray, Shelly, Rae, Racheal, Rachelle and Rachael are the popular varying forms of Rakel (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5625%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1148%, down 79.6%), with forms such as Rachael, Raquel, Racheal, Rachelle and Rae falling out of fashion. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Rakel and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachelle, Rae in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Raquel, Ray, Shelley, Shellie, Shelly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Raizel and Rayzel. Like Rakel, these names are not commonly used.