What does Raquel mean?
(female) Riquel, Sequel, ..
(male) Radel, .. Middle name pairings:
Raquel Montana (R.M.), ..
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)
Raquel entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #221 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #750 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Rachel (#167 from current records), Rachael (#1304), Rae, Raechel, Rachell, Racheal, Rachele and Racquel are the prominent variation forms of Raquel (#750 from current records). Adoption of these forms of Raquel was widespread in the year 1996 (median #1143) and has become significantly reduced since (#1580, ▼90.3%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Barbel, Batel, Carel, Cariel, Carmel, Dael, Darcel, Darel, Darrel, Gael, Gayel, Hadeel, Hazel, Jacquel, Jael, Jahnel, Janel▼, Janiel, Jannel, Jayel, Karel, Karmel, Lael, Laurel, Mabel▼, Madel, Maidel, Mariel, Marvel▼, Maybel, Raedell, Raelee, Raene, Rafaela, Railey, Raine, Rainee, Rainey, Raizel, Raley, Ramee, Ramie, Ramsey, Ranae, Randee, Ranee, Ranique, Raoula, Raoule, Raula, Raven▼, Rawley, Raye, Rayne▲, Raynee, Raynell, Rayney, Rayven, Rayzel, Raziela, Richel, Riqua, Rondel and Rue. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raquel.See names in meaning and etymology.