Meaning and name origin
Machelle \m(a)-chelle, mach(el)-le\ as a girl's name is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Machelle is "who is like God?". Machelle is a variant of Michelle (French, Hebrew): feminine of Michael.
Machelle is a very popular first name for females (#1958 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Machelle for girls. Machelle reached its highest rank of #868 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Machelle and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Michelle (#187), Michell, Michele, Mechelle and Machelle. (2014 statistics).
Machelle ▾ is also pronounced similarly to Mashelle, Meechelle and Mishelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Lachelle, M'chelle, Marchelle, Maxwelle, Michella and Rachelle ▾. These names tend to be less commonly used than Machelle.