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Meaning and name origin

Richelle \r(i)-chelle, rich(el)-le\ as a girl's name is pronounced ri-SHELL. It is of American origin. Feminine blend of Richard and Rachelle (see Rachel). Also related feminine short forms based on Ricky, Rickie, or Frederica.


Richelle has 5 variant forms: Ricca, Ricci, Ricki, Rikki and Rikkie.

For more information, see also the related girl name Ricarda.


Richelle is a very popular first name for females (#1347 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Richelle for girls. Richelle reached its highest rank of #705 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Richelle and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rachel (#155), Rikki, Ricki, Richard, Rachelle and Richelle. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rachel, Rachelle, Richard, Richelle, Ricki, Rikki in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Richelle is also pronounced similarly to Rachele, Rachell, Rashelle, Raychelle, Rechell, Richel, Richele, Rochele, Rochell, Rochelle, Roschelle and Roshelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Michelle, Nichelle, Richela, Richella and Rochella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Richelle.