Raquel Name Meaning & Origin

Raquel

Pronunciation: rah-KEHL (key)

Origin of the name Raquel:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl (ewe).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Kelly, Racquel, Raquelle

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Personal experiences with the name Raquel

It is a different name to have. I have only known a handful in my life time. It seems weird to me when I hear someone one else with the name. Very hard to find things with my name on it as a child. I do love it though because I do not like common names.

Nicknames for Raquel

Rocky, Raqui, Kelly, Kell, Rick, Rach, Keka, Quel, Ra

Meanings and history of the name Raquel
Famous real-life people named Raquel

Raquel Welch, actress
Raquel Blue Rooney (b. 2010), daughter of American musician Joe Don Rooney

Raquel in song, story & screen

Raquel "Rocky" Blue, a high school freshman and aspiring dancer on the t.v show "Shake It Up
"Pero Raquel" sung by Leo Dan

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