What does Raquel mean?
Raquel /ra-quel/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced rah-KELL. It is of Spanish, Portuguese and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Raquel is "ewe". Variant of Rachel.
Raquel▼ has 26 more relations 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▼.Kreatif forms: Rioquel, Royquel. [more]
How popular is Raquel?
Raquel is a very popular first name for women (#446 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#49249 out of 150436, Top 33%). (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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Raquel and corresponding names. Rachel (#155 the previous year), Ray, Shelley, Shellie, Shelly, Rae, Racheal, Rachelle, Racquel and Rachael are the prominent variation forms of Raquel (#697 the previous year). Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5114%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1044%, ▼79.6%), with versions such as Rachael, Raquel, Racheal, Rachelle and Rae becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)