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What does Rachelle mean?

Rachelle Pronunciation of Rachelle [rachelle] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Rachelle is "ewe, female sheep". Rachelle is a variant form of Rachel (Hebrew). Biblical: Jacob's wife. See also Richelle.


Rachelle has 9 variants: Racheal, Rachele, Rachell, Rachil, Raechel, Raechell, Raychel, Raychelle and Rechell.

Rachelle has 9 more alternative forms via Rachel: Rachael, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Racheli, Rahel, Raquella, Raquelle, Rashell and Rashelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Rechelle, Roychelle, ..

(male) Rachelley, Rachelmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rachelle Dylan (R.D.), ..

How popular is Rachelle?

Rachelle is a very prominent first name for women (#616 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Rachelle for girls. Rachelle entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #278 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rachelle name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rachelle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rachelle is alike in pronunciation to Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachele, Rachell, Rachil, Raechel, Raechell, Rashell, Rashelle, Raychel, Raychelle, Rechell, Richel, Richele, Richelle, Rochele, Rochell, Rochelle, Roschelle and Roshelle. Other suggested similar names are Bethelle (see Bethel), Candelle, Carmelle, Chelle, Danielle, Danyelle, Darelle, Dawnelle, Jaelle, Jaenelle, Janelle, Janielle, Jannelle, Karielle, Katelle, Lavelle, Mabelle, Madelle, Maelle, Marcelle, Marchella, Marelle, Mashelle, Michele, Michelle, Mishelle, Mychele, Mychelle, Nachell, Nanelle, Nichele, Nichelle, Nicholle, Rachelce, Rahel, Rakel, Randelle, Raphaelle, Raquela, Raquella, Raynelle, Rayzel, Raziella, Renelle, Richella, Richmalle (see Ricarda), Robelle, Roschella (see Rochelle), Rosella, Rozella, Ruthellen, Schelley, Shelle and Tanelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rachelle.

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