What does Rochella mean?
Rochella \r(o)-chella, roch(el)-la\ as a name for girls is of French and Old German derivation, and the name Rochella means "little rock; rest". Rochella is a variant of Rochelle (French, Old German). A birth name that is not commonly used.
Rochella is a rare first name for women. Rochella is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shelly, Shelley and Rochelle are the prominent varying forms of Rochella (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 and has become much less since, with the versions Shelly, Shelley and Rochelle becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Rochella and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rochella is alike in pronunciation to Richella. Other suggested similar baby names are Rachell, Rachelle▼, Rechell, Richela, Richelle▼, Rosella▼ and Rozella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rochella.