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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ra-KELL Origin of Raquel: Spanish variation of Rachel Meaning of Rachel: Hebrew, "ewe" Raquel's Popularity in 2017: #880

The name Raquel is a girl's name of Spanish origin. Raquel is ranked #880 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

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Attractive name popular in the Latino community, long identified with half-Bolivian actress Raquel Welch.

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Famous People Named Raquel

Raquel Welch, American actress
Raquel Blue Rooney, daughter of American model Tiffany Fallon & country musician Joe Don Rooney
Raquel Kops-Jones, American tennis player
Raquel Carriedo-Tomás, Spanish pro golfer
Raquel Diaz, American pro wrestler
Raquel Chalfi, Israeli poet
Raquel Guerra, Portuguese singer
Raquel Lee, American actress
Raquel Morell, Mexican actress
Raquel Zimmermann, Brazilian model

Pop Culture References for the name Raquel

Raquel 'Rocky' Blue, character from Disney's "Shake It Up"
Raquel Rodriguez Orozco, main character in telenovela "Destinos"
Raquel Turner, character in the British sitcom "Only Fools and Horses"