What does Joelle mean?
Joelle [joelle] as a girls' name is pronounced joh-EL. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Joelle is "Jehovah is God". Feminine of Joel. It can also be taken as a combination of Jo and the feminine suffix -elle. Actresses Joely Fisher, Joely Richardson.
Associated with: combination (blend).
(female) Jale, Jole, ..
(male) Joelah, Joelme, .. Middle name pairings:
Joelle Liah (J.L.), ..
How popular is Joelle?
Joelle is a very prominent first name for women (#1326 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Joelle entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #775 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #1077. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Joelle (#1077 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 are Jo, Joel, Joell, Joella, Joellen, Joetta, Joette, Jolene (#735 in 2015), Jolyn, Jonell and Jonelle. These relations of Joelle were favored in the 1940s (average #1368) and have become significantly less conventional since, with the form Jo becoming less stylish.
Joelle is alike in pronunciation to Jael, Jaelle, Jewell▼, Jewelle, Jill▼, Joyelle and Jyll. Other suggested similar names are Abelle, Adelle, Arelle, Axelle, Chelle, Delle, Dielle, Donelle, Dorelle, Edelle, Gaelle, Helle, Holle, Idelle, Janelle, Jaylee▲, Jazelle, Jemelle, Jenelle, Jerle, Jewella, Jeyla, Jilli, Jillie, Jinelle, Jiselle, Jizelle, Jocelle, Jodell, Joeleen, Joeline, Johnelle, Jola, Jolee, Joli, Jolie▲, Joly, Jonella, Jonnelle, Joolie, Joselle, Julee, Julie▼, Jullee, Jullie, Jully, Junelle, Loella, Lorelle, Luelle, Maelle, Moselle, Neelle (see Neilina), Noele, Noell, Noelle▲, Norelle, Odelle, Robelle, Romelle, Ronelle, Rozelle, Shelle, Soulle, Stelle, Udelle, Zoelie and Zoelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joelle.See names in meaning and etymology.