What does Rachelle mean?
Rachelle /ra-chel-le/ [2 sylls.] 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. Rachiele is a familiar surname. See also Richelle.
Rachelle▼ has 19 more alternative forms via Rachel: Rachael▼, Rachelanne, Rachelce, Racheli, Rae▼, Rahel, Rahil, Rakel, Raquel▼, Raquela, Raquella, Raquelle, Rashell, Rashelle, Ray▼, Shell, Shelley▼, Shellie▼ and Shelly▼.Kreatif forms: Rachelre, Rechelle. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Rachelle for girls. Rachelle entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #283 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Rachelle and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Rachelle listed in the Top 1000 are Rachel (#155 a year ago), Raquel (#697), Shelley, Shellie, Shelly, Richelle, Ray, Rae, Rachael and Racheal. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5382%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1044%, ▼80.6%), with forms such as Rachael, Raquel, Rae, Rachelle and Racheal falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rachelle▼ is alike in pronunciation to Richele, Rochele, Rochell, Rochelle▼, Roschelle and Roshelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Lachelle, Machelle, Richella and Rochella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rachelle.