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: 1 character
Rachel Green   1994   Friends  
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