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What does Chelle mean?

Chelle Pronunciation of Chelle [chelle] as a girls' name is pronounced shel. It is of Old English and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chelle is "chalk landing place; who is like God?". Informal short form of Chelsea and Michelle. See also Shell.

Associated with: old english.


Chelle has 1 variant: Lachelle.

38 more alternative forms via Chelsea, Michelle, Shell: Celsea, Chel, Chelci, Chelcie, Chelcy, Chele, Chelese, Chelie, Chelisa, Chelise, Chell, Chella, Chelli, Chellie, Chellise, Chellsie, Chels, Chelsa, Chelsae, Chelse, Chelsee, Chelsei, Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsia, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chesea, Cheslee, Chessie, M'chelle, Machelle, Mashelle, Mechelle, Mishelle, Mychelle, Shella and Shelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Chale, ..

(male) Chello, Chelme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chelle Eisley (C.E.), ..

How popular is Chelle?

Chelle is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Chelle is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Chelle (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Michelle (#192 the previous year), Chelsea (#305), Chelsey (#1718), Lachelle, Chessie, Machelle, Chelsy, Mechelle, Chelsi, Chelsa, Chelse, Chelsee, Chelcie and Chelsie. Other variants, like Chelci, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Chelle was at its highest in the 1970s (adoption of 2.7%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.2%, 93%), with versions like Chelsea falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelcie, Chelsa, Chelse, Chelsea, Chelsee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chessie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lachelle, Machelle, Mechelle, Michelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chelsea, Michelle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abelle, Axelle, Belle, Caela, Cahlie, Cailie, Calee, Callee, Calley, Calli, Callie, Cally, Cathelle (see Catherine), Caylee, Caylie, Ceil, Ceila, Ceileh, Ceili, Cela, Cele, Celia, Celie, Cellie, Chalia, Chanelle, Charle, Chavelle, Chela, Chelo, Chere, Cheree, Cherelle, Cherie, Cherye, Cheryle, Cherylle, Cheslea (see Chesleigh), Chesley, Chesli, Cheslie, Chevelle, Chloe, Chloee, Cile, Cilla, Cilly, Cloe, Coel, Cole, Collie, Colly, Creole, Csilla, Delle, Dielle, Gaelle, Helle, Idelle, Jaelle, Joelle, Luelle, Maelle, Neelle (see Neilina), Nelle, Noelle, Odelle, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Stelle, Udelle and Zoelle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chelle.

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