Rachael is a girl name and means ewe, female sheep. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \r(a)-chael\. Other similar names and variants include: Michael, Rachana, Rahel, Raphaela. Rachael is a very popular first name for women (#406 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Rachael over the years and Rachael's popularity rank:

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Famous actors named Rachael and their movies

Rachael Leigh Cook
Rachael Leigh Cook

Born on October 04, 1979

  • Age: 42
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 19

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Starring: Rachael Leigh Cook, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Max Thieriot

All I Wanna Do

Directed by: Sarah Kernochan

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Lynn Redgrave, Gaby Hoffmann, Rachael Leigh Cook

The Eighteenth Angel

Directed by: William Bindley

Starring: Christopher McDonald, Rachael Leigh Cook, Stanley Tucci, Wendy Crewson

Get Carter

Get Carter

Directed by: Stephen Kay

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Rachael Leigh Cook, Miranda Richardson, Rhona Mitra

Rachael Taylor
Rachael Taylor

Born on July 11, 1984

  • Age: 37
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8

Red Dog

Directed by: Kriv Stenders

Starring: Josh Lucas, Rachael Taylor, Rohan Nichol, Luke Ford


Directed by: Masayuki Ochiai

Starring: Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor, James Kyson, Megumi Okina

Cedar Boys

Directed by: Serhat Caradee

Starring: Rachael Taylor, Martin Henderson, Bren Foster, Fayssal Bazzi

Finding Steve McQueen

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Starring: Travis Fimmel, Lily Rabe, Rachael Taylor, William Fichtner

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Famous writers named Rachael and their books

Rachael Ra
Rachael Ra
  • No. of books: 2
Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats

Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats


Subtitle: ?€œA Year of Deliciously Different Dinners?€?. (H, Clarkson Potter)

Rachael Ray Express Lane Meals

Rachael Ray Express Lane Meals


How to prepare fresh meals quickly. (H, Clarkson Potter)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Rachael a popular name?

Over the years Rachael was most popular in 1987. According to the latest US census information Rachael ranks #206th while according to famousnames.vip Rachael ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Rachael?

According to the US census in 2018, 65 girls were born named Rachael, making Rachael the #2598th name more popular among girl names. In 1987 Rachael had the highest rank with 2850 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Rachael?

Rachael is #2598th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Rachael more popular ?

The name Rachael was more popular in 1987 with 2850 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Rachael

The last time a baby was named Rachael was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Rachael?

In 2020 there were 65 baby girls named Rachael.

Who is a famous person named Rachael?

There a several famous people named Rachael, for example actress Rachael Leigh Cook, actress Rachael Taylor.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Rachael?

A famous actor/actress named Rachael is Rachael Leigh Cook, starring in 4 movies, including The Family Tree and All I Wanna Do.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Rachael?

There are 2 actors named Rachael including Rachael Leigh Cook and Rachael Taylor who appeared in movies such as The Family Tree and Red Dog.