Raquel

Raquel - A very unique female name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Raquel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #1049. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Raquel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Raquel? 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 Raquel. The baby girl name Raquel was given to 414 baby girls in 2012, ranking #621 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,414 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Raquel peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1970 on position 216.



Famous with this name

Raquel Welch
Raquel Infantes
Raquel Meroņo


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Raquel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Raquel is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #370 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,350.

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 Raquel is where you live.


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Raquel origin and meaning

Raquel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Raquel, pop culture references for the name Raquel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Raquel

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

Rachel / Rachael / Rosalie / 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
2012621
2011660
2010598
2009648
2008567
2007494
2006505
2005477
2004439
2003400
2002395
2001351
2000342
1999323
1998330
1997283
1996279
1995257
1994253
1993232
1992245
1991223
1990238
1989234
1988226
1987233
1986263
1985242
1984303
1983285
1982285
1981276
1980302
1979300
1978294
1977305
1976290
1975266
1974286
1973272
1972268
1971249
1970216
1969248
1968283
1967434
1966571
1965612
1964669
1963662
1962692
1961660
1960690
1959661
1958663
1957757
1956700
1955696
1954705
1953665
1952703
1951748
1950724
1949717
1948722
1947740
1946748
1945728
1944723
1943742
1942966
1941729
1940643
1939675
1938772
1937719
1936643
1935712
1934638
1933674
1932718
1931559
1930559
1929592
1928675
1927758
1926907
19251044
1924986
19231119
19221238
19211195
19201494
19191402
19181542
19171351
19151216
1913961
19121233
19101049

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska370
Connecticut396
New Mexico428
Maryland438
New Jersey471
California471
Mississippi478
Virginia510
New York522
Nevada538
Texas540
South Carolina572
Florida587
North Carolina615
Arizona628
Illinois659
Utah670
Michigan671
Oklahoma675
Oregon703
Tennessee707
Ohio831
Georgia865
Minnesota900
Washington909
Missouri1067
Pennsylvania1350

Even more about Raquel


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 Raquel 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 Raquel?

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
1970
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Raquel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,414
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +414

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