What does Rochella mean?
Rochella /ro-chel-la/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. The name Rochella means "little rock; rest". Rochella is a variant form of Rochelle (French, Old German) with the suffix -a.
How popular is Rochella?
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 (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.8103%) and has become much less since, with the versions Rochelle, Shelley and Shelly 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.