Rachel as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Rachel?

We estimate that there are 509,036 people named Rachel who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Rachel is the 35th most common for women, and the 88th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Rachel?

The average person named Rachel is 35.63 years old.

Is Rachel a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,209 people named Rachel were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 255th most popular name for girls, and the 543rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Rachel peaked in 1996, when it was the 9th most popular name for baby girls.

Is Rachel a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Rachel is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Rachel are female.

Popularity of Rachel in England

In 2020, Rachel was the 352nd most popular name for girls in England and Wales.