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Rochelle meaning and name origin
Rochelle \r(o)-chelle, roch(el)-le\ as a girl's name is pronounced roh-SHELL. It is of French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Rochelle is "little rock; rest". May be based on the French place name of La Rochelle. Also feminine variant of Rocco (Italian). Saint Rocco (14th century) was a pilgrim and healer.
For more information, see also the related name Rachel.
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Popularity of Rochelle
Rochelle is a very popular first name for females (#443 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6423 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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