Racheal Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rachel:
From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl (ewe).
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- Comments and insights on the name Racheal
Racheal is a variant spelling of the traditional name Rachel, meaning little lamb.
- Personal experiences with the name Racheal
"My name is Racheal and I have always had issue with the spelling. Besides the typical situation of not being able to find anything with my name on it, people often think my name is pronounced 'Rah-shell' or 'Ray-sheel'. People would say 'Rack-heel' to bug me in grade school. Rachel itself isn't an awful name, but the spelling is annoying."
"Growing up in the '90s I was always compared to Rachel of Friends or S Club 7."
- Nicknames for Racheal
Rach, Rachie, Rae, Ray, Ray-ray, Chelle.
- Meanings and history of the name Racheal
Racheal is another English spelling of the Hebrew Rachel (probably inspired by Micheal). The name Rachel is borne from the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament; coming from a Hebrew word meaning “ewe” or "little lamb". We are introduced to Rachel as the strikingly beautiful shepherdess in Genesis 29:1-30.
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