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ˈreɪ tʃəlRachel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rachel(noun)

    (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin

Wiktionary

  1. Rachel(ProperNoun)

    Younger daughter of Laban, sister to Leah, and second wife of Jacob.

    Etymology: From Late Latin Rachel, from Ancient Greek Ῥαχήλ ( Rhakhḗl ) , from Biblical Hebrew רָחֵל‎ ( rakhél , " ewe") .

  2. Rachel(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Hebrew.

    Rachel is another modest, nun-like name, of the same order as Judith, and has the appropriate signification of a lamb.

    Etymology: From Late Latin Rachel, from Ancient Greek Ῥαχήλ ( Rhakhḗl ) , from Biblical Hebrew רָחֵל‎ ( rakhél , " ewe") .

  3. Rachel(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place in Nevada, United States; named for the first baby born in the town.

    Etymology: From Late Latin Rachel, from Ancient Greek Ῥαχήλ ( Rhakhḗl ) , from Biblical Hebrew רָחֵל‎ ( rakhél , " ewe") .

  4. Rachel(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place in West Virginia, United States; named for the daughter of a local mine owner.

    Etymology: From Late Latin Rachel, from Ancient Greek Ῥαχήλ ( Rhakhḗl ) , from Biblical Hebrew רָחֵל‎ ( rakhél , " ewe") .

Freebase

  1. Rachel

    Rachel as described in the Bible, is the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of Laban and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, and she was the youngest niece of Rebekah.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rachel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4115

How to pronounce Rachel?

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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rachel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rachel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Rachel in a Sentence

  1. Rachel Bishop:

    For people who aren't eager to have a medical appointment, the first thing is to try on some low-strength, over-the-counter reading glasses. Hold up something to read and pick the lowest number Rachel Bishop can comfortably read at the distance Rachel Bishop like to work.

  2. Rachel Bishop:

    The focusing muscle in your eye changes as you age. You can focus up close when you're 20 for hours at a time and have no problems. But that ability declines as you age, for people who aren't eager to have a medical appointment, the first thing is to try on some low-strength, over-the-counter reading glasses. Hold up something to read and pick the lowest number Rachel Bishop can comfortably read at the distance Rachel Bishop like to work.

  3. Rachel Frederickson:

    My thyroid, which I never had problems with, is now crap, rachel Frederickson’re brainwashed to believe that Rachel Frederickson’re super-lucky to be there.

  4. The NAACP:

    NAACP Spokane Washington Branch President Rachel Dolezal is enduring a legal issue with her family, and we respect her privacy in this matter.

  5. Adam Korsh:

    I would like to thank Patrick and Meghan for their extraordinary contributions over the last seven years, not only have they been outstanding in their roles as Mike and Rachel, but they are also superb human beings who will always be beloved members of the ‘Suits’ family, and we wish them well in their days to come.

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