Popularity:23657
Origin:Spanish
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Ewe, female sheep
Raquelle, also spelled Raquel, is the Spanish form of the Hebrew girl’s name Rachel, meaning “ewe.” Rachel plays a prominent role in the Hebrew Bible as the beautiful yet tragic wife of Jacob. Just as Rachel has been a popular name in the US for decades, Raquel and Raquelle are much-loved in Spanish-speaking countries, particularly Spain and Portugal. A famous bearer is Raquel Welch, the half-Bolivian actress.
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