US Popularity:1715
Other Origin(s):Portuguese, Hebrew
Meaning:Ewe, female sheep
Raquel is a girl's first name that originated in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries. It is closely connected to the Hebrew name Rachel, the Anglicized and more ubiquitous version of this elegant given name. Raquel means "ewe" or "female sheep," connecting baby to an adorable, woolly animal that's far from a baaad choice. Symbolizing anything from innocence to purity, this can make Raquel an adorable and fitting choice for your wholesome little one.

Famous People Named Raquel

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  • Raquel Welch

Raquel Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Raquel is currently #1579 on The Bump
Girl:Raquel is currently #1134 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Raquel is currently #1715 in U.S. births
Girl:Raquel is currently #905 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 162
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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