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The name Rachel is of Hebrew origin, and means ewe.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rachel has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Rachel
Use of the Name Rachel for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
519,914 452,144 338,987 113,304 43,690 14,686 6,767
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rachel has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Rachel
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880109166  
1881114157  
1882109203  
1883121174  
1884115230  
1885122212  
1886130214  
1887126226  
1888129281  
1889134266  
1890124318  
1891134267  
1892122369  
1893134321  
1894136317  
1895130351  
1896137348  
1897154297  
1898138368  
1899145324  
1900153379  
1901135369  
1902141393  
1903142383  
1904152356  
1905143421  
1906158366  
1907154420  
1908159424  
1909154462  
1910150538  
1911150535  
1912151703  
1913145826  
1914151973  
19151561,205  
19161531,327  
19171571,338  
19181471,547  
19191491,488  
19201561,480  
19211521,583  
19221541,539  
19231601,482  
19241581,602  
19251651,435  
19261641,393  
19271691,286  
19281781,175  
19291681,207  
19301641,264  
19311611,171  
19321551,253  
19331611,140  
19341631,181  
19351641,201  
19361631,210  
19371631,226  
19381651,280  
19391601,343  
19401661,265  
19411591,378  
19421631,422  
19431701,367  
19441721,247  
19451741,213  
19461971,229  
19471901,447  
19481951,392  
19491911,436  
19501871,452  
19512021,430  
19521861,604  
19531751,776  
19541821,799  
19551851,803  
19561971,666  
19571941,829  
19582011,657  
19592011,741  
19601981,793  
19611862,051  
19621941,936  
19631792,181  
19641732,259  
19651752,014  
19661542,276  
19671053,310  
1968923,720  
1969695,235  
1970586,024  
1971546,115  
1972406,404  
1973426,100  
1974367,387  
1975268,218  
1976238,455  
1977268,974  
1978269,788  
19792710,221  
19802311,608  
19812212,577  
19822113,855  
19832014,572  
19841515,82798482
19851316,348  
19861515,423  
19871715,625  
19881915,306  
19891815,344999105
19901615,669  
19911416,318  
19921615,815  
19931415,933  
19941315,463  
19951216,015  
1996916,063  
19971313,771  
19981512,173  
19991911,592  
20002110,628  
2001249,494  
2002248,882  
2003287,919  
2004346,767  
Totals:  519,914 187

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rachel as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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