What does Rakel mean?
Rakel /ra-kel/ 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, with the suffix -kel, of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife.
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 recent rankings), Raquel (#697), Ray, Rae, Rachael and Racheal are the popular varying forms of Rakel (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000. These relations of Rakel were at the apex of their popularity 3 decades ago (average #485) and are somewhat less widespread today (#808, ▼63%), with forms such as Rae falling out of fashion. Displayed below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Rakel and corresponding names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
Rakel is alike in pronunciation to Racquel and Roquel. Other suggested similar baby names are Batel, Carel, Dael, Darel, Gael, Gayel, Hazel▲, Jael, Janel▼, Jayel, Karel, Lael, Mabel▼, Madel, Raizel, Raley, Ramee, Ranee, Raven▲, Raye and Rayzel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rakel.