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What does Rochell mean?

Rochell Pronunciation of Rochell [rochell] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Rochell is "little rock; rest". Rochell is an alternate spelling of Rochelle (French, Old German).

Associated with: little, rock.


Rochell has 1 variant: Rochele.

7 more different relations via Rochelle: Roch, Rochella, Rochette, Roschella, Roschelle, Roshelle and Shell.

Creative forms:
(female) Richell, Rochel, ..


Middle name pairings:
Rochell Laken (R.L.), ..

How popular is Rochell?

Rochell is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2897 out of 4276, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#40139 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rochell entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #1764 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Rochelle is the only other prominent alternative form of Rochell. Adoption of these relations of Rochell was widespread 45 years ago, but now, the form Rochelle has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rochell, Rochelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rochell is alike in pronunciation to Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachele, Rachell, Rachelle, Rachil, Raechel, Raechell, Rashell, Rashelle, Raychel, Raychelle, Rechell, Richel, Richele and Richelle. Other suggested similar names are Bethell, Bonnell, Chell, Donell, Donnell, Jodell, Joell, Jonell, M'shell (see Michelle), Michell, Myshell, N'Shell, Nachell, Nishell, Noell, Norell, Nowell, Nycholl (see Nicole), Rachelce, Racheli, Racquell, Raedell, Rahel, Raphella, Raynell, Renell, Richela, Richella, Richmal, Robella, Robelle, Romella, Romelle, Rondel, Rondelle, Ronella, Ronelle, Ronnella, Ronnelle, Roquel, Rosella, Roselle, Rosheen, Royall, Rozele (see Rosalie), Rozella, Rozelle, Rozely (see Rosalie), Ruthelle, Sorell, Sorrell and Tonell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rochell.

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