Namesakes

Biblical Characters: 1 character
Rachel   (f)   Gen. 29:6  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Rachel Brosnahan   2018   The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Rachel Lynde   1908   Anne of Green Gables  
Fictional Characters from Television: 7 characters
Rachel Crawford   1989   Family Matters  
Rachel McGuire   1993   Boy Meets World  
Rachel Green   1994   Friends  
Rachel McCabe   1996   Nash Bridges  
Rachel Gibson   2001   Alias  
Rachel Menken   2007   Mad Men  
Rachel Berry   2009   Glee  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 8 actresses
Chelli Goldenberg (a.k.a. Rachel)   1954-  
Rachel Blakely   1968-  
Rachel Weisz   1970-  
Rachel House   1971-  
Rachel McAdams   1978-  
Rachel Nichols   1980-  
Rachel Bilson   1981-  
Evan Rachel Wood   1987-  
Notable Athletes: 1 basketball, 1 gymnastics
(basketball) Rachel Jarry   1991-  
(gymnastics) Rachel Gowey   1997-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist
Rachel Carson   1907-1964  
Notable Writers: 2 authors, 1 poet
Rachel Billington   1942-  
Rachel Tzvia Back   1960-  
Rachel Seiffert   1971-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 gold, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Keala O'Sullivan (a.k.a. Rachel)   1968   diving  
(silver/bronze) Pippa Funnell (a.k.a. Rachel)   2000; 2004   equestrian  
(silver/gold) Rachel Komisarz   2004   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Rachel Van Hollebeke   2012   football  
(bronze) Rachel Jarry   2012   basketball  
(gold) Rachel Bootsma   2012   swimming  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actress
(actress) Rachel Weisz   2005   The Constant Gardener  
Other Royalty: 1 princess
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (a.k.a. Rachel)   2018-   United Kingdom  
Title Characters: 3 books
(book) Rachel   1951   My Cousin Rachel  
(book) Rachel Wallace   1980   Looking For Rachel Wallace  
(book) Rachel   2010   Anna, Rachel & Charlet