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What does Richel mean?

Richel Pronunciation of Richel as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Richel is "powerful leader". Richel is a version of Ricarda (Old German): feminine of Richard.




VARIANTS Richelle, Richele

RELATIONS VIA RICARDA Richela, Richella, Richenda, Richenza, Richette, Richia, Richina, Richmal



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How popular is Richel?

Richel is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#56392 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only popular alternative form of Richel (NOT RANKED) is Richelle. Other forms, like Richenda, are uncommon. This form of Richel was at the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 (#734), but now, Richelle has become less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Richelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Richel is pronounced similarly to Rachael, Racheal, Rachel, Rachele, Rachell, Rachelle, Rachil, Raechel, Raechell, Rashell, Raychel, Rechell, Rochele, Rochell and Rochelle. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bethel, Ceciel, Chel, Cindel, Erthel (see Eartha), Ethel, Liesel, Liezel, Lisel, Michael, Michal, Michee, Michela, Michele, Michell, Nichele, Nichol, Rachelce, Racheli, Racquel, Rahel, Rahil, Raizel, Rakel, Raquel, Rayzel, Reinheld, Rhea, Riane, Rica, Ricca, Ricci, Ricka, Rickee, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rie, Riet, Rikke, Rilee, Riley, Ripley, Rise, Rivke, Roch, Rochella, Roice, Rondel, Roquel, Ruthe, Sibel, Siseel and Vitel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Richel.

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