'Rachel' can also refer to...

Catherine Rachel Mellish (1710—1747) breach of promise defendant

Dame Rachel Eleanor Crowdy (1884—1964) social reformer

Daniel Rachel (b. 1977)

Dr Rachel Crowther

Frances Rachel Raffles (1955—1994) photographer and campaigner against violence against women

Joachim Rachel (1618—1669)

Lady Dorothy Rachel Melissa Mills (1889—1959) traveller and novelist

Lady Margaret Rachel Scott (1874—1938) golfer

Margaret Rachel Huxley (1854—1940) nurse and promoter of nurses' training


Rachel (1820—1858)


Rachel A. Cichowski

Rachel A. Hayes

Rachel Anderson (b. 1943)

Rachel Annand Taylor (1876—1960) poet and literary scholar

Rachel Ballard-Barbash

Rachel Barney

Rachel Barrett (1874—1953) suffragette and newspaper editor

Rachel Beer (1858—1927) newspaper proprietor and editor

Rachel Bell

Rachel Billington (b. 1942)

Rachel Bowlby

Rachel Burman

Rachel Carson (1907—1964) American zoologist, a pioneer ecologist and popularizer of science

Rachel Casiday

Rachel Cohon

Rachel Crothers (1878—1958)

Rachel Crowther


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Wife of Jacob and one of the matriarchs of Israel. Her tomb is a place of pilgrimage, especially for barren women, since Rachel was barren for many years.

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Biblical Studies.

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