Meaning and Name Origin
Raquel▼ has 26 more related variations via Rachel: Rachael▼, Racheal▼, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Rachele, Racheli, Rachell, Rachelle▼, Rachil, Rae▼, Raechel, Raechell, Rahel, Rahil, Rakel, Raquella, Rashell, Rashelle, Ray▼, Raychel, Raychelle, Rechell, Shell, Shelley▼, Shellie▼ and Shelly▼.
Raquel is a very popular first name for women (#446 out of 4276, Top 10%) and a slightly less popular surname for all people (#68793 out of 88799, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Raquel for girls. Raquel entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #221 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #697 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Raquel and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Raquel (#697 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Rachel (#155 the previous year), Ray, Shelley, Shellie, Shelly, Rae, Racheal, Rachelle, Racquel and Rachael. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 and has become significantly lower since, with versions such as Rachael, Raquel, Shellie, Shelly and Shelley becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)