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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Rachel
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Rachel in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Rachel:
Records indicate that 188 boys in the United States have been named Rachel since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1989, when 106 people in the U.S. were given the name Rachel. Those people are now 31 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Rachel
Based on the comments submitted below
1 Positive Comment
"I haven't meant anyone who has the nachel and that's good because that means it's not too popular. I LOVE this name, and want to change my name from Julie to Rachel. I don't like my name, especially the original (Julia). It doesn't suit me at all and I don't like the sound of it. It's too harsh, while Rachel is so soft and easy to pronounce. I like it better how it is pronounced in Ukrainian (rrah-HEEL). It sounds so exotic and unique. I know at least 10 other Julie's and it is so annoying. Way overused." Sep. 12, 2013:
2 Negative Comments
"ummm ok.... it says that rachel means female so im lmao right now" Apr. 28, 2009:
"everyone i know spells this name right. all the rachels i know are very perky and funny" Apr. 16, 2008:
4 Neutral Comments
"Apparently Rachel means destroyer of cabbages. Long ago in ancient Britannia there lived the girl child Rachel. She bathed in the blood of sardines and sent a plague of fire ants to destroy every cabbage in the world. Nobody could stop the ants for they were so firey." Dec. 7, 2016:
"The entire sirceve was wonderful! Singing the song The Great I Am was very moving. It gave me goosebumps! The men's choir was awesome; also the mother & daughter dance. Then we had the sermon & story. We are extremely blessed at Otterbein! Pastor Mike is indeed a man of God and has the gift of preaching!" Mar. 17, 2013:
"That's precious! And so cool to see him on the video srecen at the same time It's one of those shots where you catch a kids wonder . Perfect.Adrienne recently posted.." Mar. 15, 2013:
"Hey, that post levaes me feeling foolish. Kudos to you!" Jul. 22, 2011:
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