Name rating: 4.67
Number of votes: 6
Name popularity: 1923
Unique code of the name Rachel: 4692
First name Rachel backwards: Lehcar
Meaning and Origin of the name Rachel
Hebrew name (רחל) meaning - "meek; lamb (of God El)". Arabic form - Rahil.
Rachel in the Bible is a the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, as Jacob's mother Rebecca was Laban's sister.