Rachel

Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
RAY-chəl
Meaning
Sheep's friend

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Rachel originates in Hebrew language and means "sheep's friend". In the Bible, Rachel is the wife of Jacob and mother of Benjamin and Joseph. Today, there is Rachel's Tomb, located near Bethlehem and visited by many visitors each year. In the English-speaking world it started being used after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized by one of the main characters in Friends TV show, Rachel Green.

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'Rachel' in Movies

Suits

Rachel Zane

Friends

Rachel Green

Safe

Rachel Delaney

Ozark

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Glee

Rachel Berry

The Dark Knight (2008)

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Justified

Rachel Brooks

The Last Ship

Dr. Rachel Scott

Mean Girls (2004)

(as Rachel Mcadams)

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Rachel Chu

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