Rachel, Rachael

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FOR REAL: In Hebrew, Rachel means "ewe." Rachel was a prominent figure in the Old Testament, the wife of Jacob and the mother of joseph and Benjamin. Sometimes you find the spelling Rachael, which is probably modeled on th epelling of Michael. This would change the meaning and make it "ewe of God."

diminutives: Rae, Rach

related names: Raquel, Rachelle, other forms