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Meaning and name origin

Richel \r(i)-chel\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Richel is "powerful leader". Richel is a variant of Ricarda (Old German): feminine of Richard.


Richel has 2 variant forms: Richele, Richelle.


Richel is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#68647 out of 88799, Top 77%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Richel and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Richelle. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Richelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Richel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Richel is also pronounced similarly to Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachele, Rachell, Rachil, Raechel, Raychel, Rechell, Rochele and Rochell. Other suggested similar baby names are Racheli, Richela and Richella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Richel.