Rachael

Rachael - A very unique female name



  Apr 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rachael, meaning ewe, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #813. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rachael and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rachael? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rachael. The baby girl name Rachael was given to 228 baby girls in 2012, ranking #919 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,198 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rachael peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1987 on position 98.



Famous with this name

Rachael Taylor
Rachael Leigh Cook
Rachael Harris


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Rachael is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rachael is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #470 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,816.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rachael is where you live.


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Rachael origin and meaning

Rachael is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means ewe. To see famous people named Rachael, pop culture references for the name Rachael and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rachael

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rachael, sorted by popularity.

Rachel / Rosalie / Raquel / Rochelle / Rachelle / Rosella / Racheal / Richelle / Rosalee / Rosalia /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012919
2011847
2010702
2009607
2008483
2007394
2006391
2005391
2004366
2003320
2002299
2001245
2000228
1999186
1998170
1997154
1996128
1995119
1994124
1993117
1992122
1991114
1990111
1989109
198899
198798
1986103
198599
1984103
1983123
1982120
1981132
1980140
1979151
1978162
1977185
1976177
1975185
1974211
1973258
1972270
1971312
1970313
1969335
1968431
1967446
1966607
1965662
1964767
1963796
1962831
1961789
1960948
1959943
1958792
19571008
19561029
1955990
1954824
1953817
19521184
19511082
1950991
1949971
1948998
19471113
19461061
19451291
19441151
19431334
19421157
19411079
19401024
19391540
19381017
19371708
19351539
19341752
19331360
19321571
19301145
1929923
19281175
19271066
1926839
1925916
19241061
1923831
1922729
1921666
1920838
1919699
1918630
1917623
1916603
1915826
1914791
1913784
1912799
1911693
1910813

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey470
Maryland566
Missouri626
Kansas653
Virginia664
Georgia745
Washington750
New York761
Ohio769
Pennsylvania769
Wisconsin770
Michigan774
Florida831
North Carolina870
Minnesota898
Illinois956
Indiana987
California1062
Texas1816

Even more about Rachael


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rachael a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rachael?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1987
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rachael
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 6,198
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +228

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