Rakel 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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This is the Scandinavian version of "Rachel", which is semi-popular in most Scandinavian countries. It is pronounced "RAH-kell".
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Rakel Chukri, Swedish journalist
Rakel Hönnudóttir, Icelandic soccer player
Rakel Liehu, Finnish writer
Rakel Logadóttir, Icelandic soccer player
Rakel Seweriin, Norwegian politician
Rakel Surlien, former Norwegian Minister of Environmental Affairs and judge
Rakel Wahl, Norwegian cross-country skier
Rakel Wärmländer, Swedish actress
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