"one who raises cows"

Vachel Origin and Meaning

The name Vachel is a boy's name of French origin meaning "one who raises cows".

This is a French occupational namename brought to the fore by poet Vachel Lindsay, born Nicholas Vachel (Vachel being his father's first name), considered the founder of modern poetry intended to be sung or chanted. and also author of the first book of film criticism in 1915.