The name Vachel is a boy's name of French origin meaning "one who raises cows". Vachel and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF! Huge w/ NSRN Namebanks".
From the experts:
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.