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Nichelle /ni-chel-le/ as a girls' name is pronounced nee-SHELL. It is of American origin. Modern name. Blend of Nicole and Michelle. First made popular by actress Nichelle Nichols, "Star Trek's" Lt. Uhura.


Nichelle has 5 variants: N'Shell, Nachell, Nichele, Nishell and Nishelle.

Nichelle has 26 more different relations via Michelle, Nicole: Chelle, M'chelle, Machelle, Mashelle, Mechelle, Meechelle, Michaella, Michela, Michele, Micheline, Michell, Michella, Mishaelle, Mishelle, Mychele, Mychelle, Niccole, Niceole, Nichol, Nichole, Nicholle, Nickole, Nicolle, Niquolle, Nychole and Nycholl.

Kreatif forms: Nechelle, Nichelly, Nichelne. [more]

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Nichelle is a very prominent first name for females (#2092 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Nichelle and related names. Machelle, Mechelle, Michele, Michell, Michelle (#187 in recent rankings), Nichol, Nichole, Nicole (#129) and Nicolle are the prominent related forms of Nichelle (outside Top 1000). These relations of Nichelle were favored by parents 44 years ago (usage of 0.51%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.19%, down 63%), with forms like Michele becoming less in vogue. Michelle is more familiar than the rest, though Nicole has gained in popularity over time. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Machelle, Mechelle, Michele, Michell, Michelle in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nichol, Nichole, Nicole, Nicolle in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Bethelle, Cathelle, Cicelie, Darchelle, Dielle, Dinelle, Ginelle, Giselle, Gizelle, Jinelle, Jiselle, Jizelle, Jocelle, Lachelle, Marchelle, Michaele, Michee, Mikelle, Mirelle, Mirielle, Nanelle, Narelle, Necole, Neelle, Nelle, Niccola, Nichola, Nickol, Nickola, Nicol, Nicola, Nikkole, Nikole, Niquole, Noelle, Norelle, Nycole, Nyquolle, Pashelle, Rachelce, Rachele, Rachell, Rachelle, Rashelle, Raychelle, Rechell, Richel, Richela, Richele, Richella, Richelle, Richette, Richmalle, Rochele, Rochell, Rochella, Rochelle, Roschelle, Roshelle, Ruthelle, Schelley, Shelle and Sibelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nichelle.