What does Rachel mean?

(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin

What's the origin of Rachel?


How is Rachel pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Rachel?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that it reflects your fondness for the biblical character Rachel, while others might say that it is simply a name that you like.

Is Rachel a good cat name?

Rachel has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Rachel isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Rachel is found in these categories:

biblical cat names

She's named after a key character in the Old Testament.

elegant cat names

She's sophisticated, like Friends' fashion-forward Central Perk waitress.

traditional cat names

Popular Friends character plus common human moniker equals classic feline label!


Based on likes, Rachel ranks #1,174 with users of MeowNames.com.

Rachel is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rachel was, over the past 30 days, the 2518th ranked cat name for views on MeowNames.com.

As of May 2024, Rachel is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Rachel was viewed 12 times, and liked 4 times.

Cat names like Rachel:

Meaning: Vibrant, fun-loving energy.
Meaning: Pink or blush-colored.
Meaning: A decorative band or strip of fabric, usually used to tie or adorn something.
Meaning: A rose.
Meaning: a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
Meaning: Beautiful, charming, delightful.

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