What does Rachelle mean?
Rachelle /ra-chel-le/ 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.
(female) Rechelle, Roychelle, ..
(male) Rachelley, Rachelmi, ..
How popular is Rachelle?
Rachelle is a very prominent first name for women (#616 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Rachelle for girls. Rachelle entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #278 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of Rachelle and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Rachelle listed in the Top 2000 are Rachel (#155 a year ago), Rachael (#1164), Raechel, Richelle, Rachele, Racheal and Rachell. Adoption of these forms of Rachelle was widespread 18 years ago (usage of 1.54%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.15%, ▼91%).
Rachelle▼ is alike in pronunciation to Richel, Richele, Rochele, Rochell, Rochelle▼, Roschelle and Roshelle. Other suggested similar names are Bethelle (see Bethel), Candelle, Carmelle, Cathelle (see Catherine), Chelle, Danielle▼, Darcelle, Darchelle, Darielle, Gayelle, Jacquelle, Jaenelle, Janelle, Janielle, Karmelle, Lachelle, Laurelle, Lavelle, M'chelle, Machelle, Maelle, Marchella, Marchelle, Marelle, Marselle, Martelle, Marvelle, Mashelle, Maxwelle, Meechelle, Michella, Mychelle, Nachell, Narelle, Nichele, Nishelle, Pashelle, Racquel, Rainelle, Raizel, Rakel, Randelle, Ranielle, Raphaella, Raphaelle, Raquel▼, Raynelle, Rayzel, Raziella, Reinelle, Renelle, Richella, Richmalle (see Ricarda), Robelle, Rochella, Rochette, Rondelle, Roschella (see Rochelle), Rosella▼, Roselle, Rozele (see Rosalie), Rozella, Ruthellen, Sabelle, Sadelle, Schelley, Shelle and Tanelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rachelle.