Rae
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
RAY
Meaning
Sheep's friend
More info about the name "Rae"

Rae is a diminutive of Rachel. Rachel originates in Hebrew language and means "sheep's friend". In the Bible, Rachel is the wife of Jacob and mother of Benjamin and Joseph. Today, there is Rachel's Tomb, located near Bethlehem and visited by many visitors each year. In the English-speaking world it started being used after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized by one of the main characters in Friends TV show, Rachel Green.

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