Raquel

Meaning and origin

Raquel is a Portuguese girl name. The meaning of the name is Lamb.



Where is it used?

The name Raquel is mainly used in Spanish and in Portuguese.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Rakel (In Scandinavian)
Ruchel (In Jewish)
Rachele (In Italian)
Raakel (In Finnish)
Rachel (In English, French, German and in the bible)
Rachyl (In English (Modern))
Raschelle (In English)
Racquel (In English)
Racheal (In English)
Rachael (In English)
Rachelle (In English)


In combination with other names:

In English: Rae (F)
Alternative meanings (Spanish) Lamb

What Raquel`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's different. Unique. Has individuality.

The worst thing about the name:
1. Mispronounced 2. Can never find on a key chain

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would have been Anastasia

Extra information:
For all you out there with the name raquel. Just know don't give up on life. God is always there when you need him.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's powerful and Sexy

The worst thing about the name:
My name is spelt.. Racquel, I hate it when people pronounce it as Rockel or raykel..

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Mya

Extra information:
I am a Twin and my sisters name is Rachael... Racquel is Spanish for Rachael.. We are identical and our name is the same.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
I express my Panamanian heritage.

The worst thing about the name:
The pronounciation

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
My name fits my personality. I'm kind of a city person, itno rap, r&b, and spanish music. I have that edgy side.

Extra information:
I love being hispanic

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its special

The worst thing about the name:
Saying it wrong

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would be sad

The best thing about the name Raquel:
My name is spelled with two l's so it's extra unique

The worst thing about the name:
mispronunciation

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I WOULD JUST DIE !!!!

Extra information:
RAQUELL is not pronounced like a y at the end. For those spanish speaking people out there.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's different.

The worst thing about the name:
Pronunciation. Spelling.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would have been Rebecca.

Extra information:
My dad named me after Raquel Welch.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its a very unusal name very different

The worst thing about the name:
No one can pronounce it right I hate that

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would have been name end Barbara

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its very unique and sounds gorgeous.

The worst thing about the name:
Everyone leaves out the 'c' in my name.... Rcaquel.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Im not sure, but i would love to name my daughter racquella.

Extra information:
Nicknames...Racquii, Raczz.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
I heard it means Innocent. So it's definitely a cute name for a cute sweet girl. Plus the 'lamb' meaning. ☻ It'll be even better if you pair 'Raquel' with a cute middle name.

The worst thing about the name:
People will tend to mispronounce it. My spanish teacher used to call me Rachel. xD

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Ami, or May. But I could never change my name.

Extra information:
I was named after my grandmother named Raquel. ☻

The best thing about the name Raquel:
it is romatic

The best thing about the name Raquel:
unique and people like it

The worst thing about the name:
some people mispronounce it and the spelling

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i dont know who id be

Extra information:
my name represents me me me :)

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It just sounds beautiful

The worst thing about the name:
people dont know how to pronounce it or spell it right

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its lovely! I'd love to call my daughter Raquel :) Everyone compliments it because of it's rareness and beautiful pronounciation.

The worst thing about the name:
Its my second name :(

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Monica, Monique, Alexandra, Vanessa

The best thing about the name Raquel:
There are alot of nicknames. Rocky, Rockelly, Raqui, Elle etc.

The worst thing about the name:
People say Ra-cwell and its annoying -.-

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
If my name wasn't Raquel it would be Socaguiah!

Extra information:
SO.......YEAH...I

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It sounds powerfull when they say my name.

The worst thing about the name:
It's difficult to pronounce.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Meritxell, Verónica or Natalia.

Extra information:
Yeah, my friends knows to pronounce my name but they prefer Rachel. They same is elegant.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's very easy to pronounce.

The worst thing about the name:
Sometimes they thought my name was Karel. Duh???

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Maybe they would call me Queenie or Reyna (It means Queen)But anyway I think Racquel is better than Queenie or Reyna right??

Extra information:
I think it's a good name, I learned to love it when my friends started to call me Rocky. :)

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's not very common! I love my name. It's great to see that my friends and acquaintances know only one person with the name Raquel and that person is me.

The worst thing about the name:
I think there isn't something bad about the name, because here in Brazil is easy to pronounce Raquel, since we speak Portuguese.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would be Mariana, ew. Thanks God my parents changed their minds.

Extra information:
It's a biblical name! Could it be more perfect?

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Raquel Umerez is very unique name from the Philippines

The worst thing about the name:
they call me at me own name raquel only no more no less no nickname sometimes mispelled as rachel ,racquel or rackwell

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I'll be Ericka or Belinda

Extra information:
Ilove my entire name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its one of the kind name not commonly use

The worst thing about the name:
I dont have any nickname they call me quel instead

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I'll be angela or lovely

Extra information:
I love my name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Is unique,powerful,biblical and elegant.

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing wrong with it.Is a beautiful name.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
My father named me after Raquel Welch. Thanks Dad.

Extra information:
Is not hard to pronouce.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its one of a kind !

The worst thing about the name:
that people spell it wrong oor call me rachel instead -_-

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
idk wat other name my mother would call me !

Extra information:
most peolpe pronounce my name right nd im suprised but happy

The best thing about the name Raquel:
i feel that it is special and has a neutral meaning.

The worst thing about the name:
ppl dont pronounce it correctly or spell it as racquel or rukelle

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i wld b fadrius lim

Extra information:
pick tis name!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Makes me sound powerfull !

The worst thing about the name:
Sometimes it's hard to pronounce :(

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Then it just wouldn't describe me.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
kyung jin or jasmin

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Well my name is Raquel and everyone always thinks that im balck before they meet me. lol

The worst thing about the name:
Some people pronounce it as Racquel.. omfg it pisses me off

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
my mom was gunna name me enya, thank god no cuz i love my name now , after hearing that

Extra information:
umm im not black lol

The best thing about the name Raquel:
i like it caz some peolple might call me rachel

The worst thing about the name:
that it rhyms with rocks

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
it would be ..... dont really know only my mother...... knowsssssssssssssss

Extra information:
they call me rakzz only my frenzzzz

The best thing about the name Raquel:
There arent alot of Raquels, and its very pretty.

The worst thing about the name:
I HATE BEING CALLED RACHEL!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would be Eleanor :)

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's unique

The worst thing about the name:
You can't come up with any good nicknames for it!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Marina, Diana, Isabella, Elena, Anastasia

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Many people tell me that they like my name :D I don't care if they call me Rachel but my REAL name is Raquel and its prettier!

The worst thing about the name:
Gringos can't say it right!!!!!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
my other name is delia but i don't like it so I'm Raquel!! But they name Lirio is very pretty and its a flower in spanish c:

Extra information:
Im unique and special in every way so yu raquel's better be too!!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's very sexy

The worst thing about the name:
It's very short..

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Jaqueline or Yara or Tanya

Extra information:
Nothing else

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its unique

The worst thing about the name:
not many people have it. so you cant call you friend Raquel

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i dont know what my name would be!!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its unique and beautiful and different

The worst thing about the name:
i get called Rachel most of the time

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i wouldn't like any other name

Extra information:
i love my name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
- It's A Beautigul Name & D I F F E R E N T .

The worst thing about the name:
- I HATE WHEN PEOPLE CALL ME RACHEL !

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
- i would HATE any other name :)

Extra information:
- It Describes My Personality .

The best thing about the name Raquel:
i love it its unnique and very unknown and elegant!

The worst thing about the name:
ppl make fun and call me rachel

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i dont think that there is anything better

Extra information:
i sometimes think that it's so much prettier in spanish than english

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its unique and i like it cause its me

The worst thing about the name:
people cant say it right, or cant catch on to when i say my name

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i dunno what i would have, i wouldnt wanna change it

Extra information:
people love it

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its just unique,not a lot of girls have this name

The worst thing about the name:
not too many people can spell it or pronounce it right

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Jacklyn or Rebeca or Nancy

Extra information:
love my name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its so damn sexy n totally unique....

The worst thing about the name:
I mean I get so angry when ppl call me rachel.....come on dnt even compare the two names RAQUEL is sooo much better no doubt about that....

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would of been karen.....but thank God its not

Extra information:
I totally love my name.....thanx mom..xD

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It is so sexy and exotic!

The worst thing about the name:
Obviously everyone calls me Rachel for the first time but after I correct it they never forget it! ;)

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would've been a Gia or Lauren. I mean Lauren? Really?

Extra information:
I love love love love my name! I used to hate it when I was little because every teacher used to get it wrong, but it goes perfectly with my image!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its beautiful and SPANISH!

The worst thing about the name:
R A C H E L , get over it people we raquels nd to band together and school the non raquels!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would die !

Extra information:
Too many other common names out there. I love my name and couldnt ask for another ! But pls learn to pronounce it correctly ! Again it is not RACHEL !

The best thing about the name Raquel:
There are not many Raquel's out there and it is an exotic name!

The worst thing about the name:
I hate being called Rachel.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I can't imagine any other name!

Extra information:
I was named after Raquel Welch who was born 9/5. My mom was due 9/5 but I was born 13 minutes too late!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
The best thing is that there are not too many Raquels out there.

The worst thing about the name:
People have trouble pronouncing it or end up calling me Rachel.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would of been Rebecca.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
everyone is always commenting on my name and saying that it us beautiful, just like i hope yo be.

The worst thing about the name:
people have some troubles spelling it

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i would have been names isreaque, i don't even know how to say that!!

Extra information:
this name is great for people who have unique personalities.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Its really unique.

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
My parents wanted to name me fabiana. I am glad they named me Raquel.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
thats its unique. and not ALOT of people have that name.

The worst thing about the name:
that some guys have it.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i would want my name to sayonna heart.

Extra information:
i want to be a pryncess.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
its a very Sexy Name Unique

The best thing about the name Raquel:
unique?

The worst thing about the name:
none....

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i will wish to have the name sophia yokku if my name is not raquel

Extra information:
hahahaah..

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It isnt a common name. Ive only met one other Raquel in my lifetime. I always get compliments on my name saying it is a very sexy name.

The worst thing about the name:
No one ever says it right. Raquel is RAH-KELL. not REH-KELL and no one ever spells it right either. EVER

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
hmmm. then I would be veru jealous of the name Raquel.

Extra information:
If you are thinking about naming your daughter Raquel; Although it is a very sexy and uncommon name almost everyone never says it right and spells it wrong. Also, Rocky is a good nickname for Raquel. Thats what my family and close friends call me.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It unique and its mine!

The worst thing about the name:
Nearly everyone says and spells it wrong!!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
It would be Deanna.

Extra information:
Describes me perfectly. (Have this hanging on my wall). Meaning of Raquel - Personal: one who is sincere and down-to-earth. Temperament: someone who is tough enough to handle things. Character: Someone who is very dependable.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
raquel has a lovely ring to it, and sounds very sexy too

The worst thing about the name:
when people meantion, only fools and horses, it gets boring! when only fools and horses gets meantioned, gets boring!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
then i would like it to be claudia

Extra information:
i love my name Raquel xx

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's the most awesome name never. Ever.

The worst thing about the name:
Nothing.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Whut? I'd be really sad

Extra information:
Raquels rock. Raquels are the best. Raquels rule the world :-)

The best thing about the name Raquel:
Your blessed with this name, The mother of Joseph. RQ

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Everybody would be like you look like a Raquel ;) RQ

The best thing about the name Raquel:
I'm ME and everybody remembers me everywhere I go!

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
My mother would of named me after both my grandmothers : Carmen Leonor

Extra information:
Everyone says my name fits me.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's uncommon,I get lots of comments on how beautiful it is!

The worst thing about the name:
People call me Rochelle and Rachel alot. Or they pronounce it Roquel

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I wouldn't be me I love my name I have always been proud of it!

Extra information:
I love my name because it fits me it unique and different like me!

The best thing about the name Raquel:
IT IS VERY UNIQUE

The worst thing about the name:
MISPRONOUNCIATIONS AND MISSPELLINGS

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I WOULDNT BE WHO I AM

Extra information:
I LOVE MY NAME BECAUSE I WAS NAMED AFTE MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER

The best thing about the name Raquel:
it gives u sparkel

The worst thing about the name:
annoying miss pronoiations

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i wouldnt be me and i wouldnt be remembered

Extra information:
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The best thing about the name Raquel:
It is truly unique and it just has this sparkel to it because it is just not a common name such as Ashely

The worst thing about the name:
people call you rachel and somtimes mispornace it and it really gets anoying

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
Truly i would have been me who i am today i just love my name and if i was not named raquel My Mother would of named me Collet

Extra information:
I just love who i am today because Of the Cheerful name

The best thing about the name Raquel:
it's unique.

The worst thing about the name:
the mispronunciations and misspellings.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
i wouldn't be who i am today.

Extra information:
it's the greatest name ever.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
It's an uncommon name.

The worst thing about the name:
No one can ever get my name right.

If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
I would not have been named after my grandmother.

Extra information:
I like my name because it is original.

The best thing about the name Raquel:
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The worst thing about the name:
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If my name wasn`t Raquel....:
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Extra information:
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More `Raquel` links

Raquel as abbreviation
Actors named Raquel
Raquel in the encyclopedia