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Rachel

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Rachel [ rey-chuhl ][1] is a female given name. It is a popular name in English. Rachel is an exquisite and ageless moniker that has held its popularity for centuries. It is a name that has graced numerous cultures and boasts a fascinating backstory. The name Rachel derives from Hebrew roots and translates to "ewe" or "female sheep." In biblical times, Rachel was the devoted spouse of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Renowned for her grace and benevolence, she was also celebrated for her exceptional beauty.[2] This name was ranked #239 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

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  1. "Definition of Rachel | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
  2. "Rachel name Meaning and Origin". babys.name. Retrieved 2023-04-03.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-04-03.