Rochelle Name Meaning & Origin

Rochelle

Pronunciation: rah-SHEHL (key)

Origin of the name Rochelle:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl (ewe).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Rachel

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Nicknames for Rochelle

Chelle, Shelly, Ro, Ro-Ro, Ro-Shelly, pebble, little rock, rock and ro

Meanings and history of the name Rochelle

Can be a form of Rachel, meaning "ewe", or be a French name meaning "little rock".

Famous real-life people named Rochelle

Rochelle Gadd, British actress
Rochelle Low, Canadian field hockey player
Rochelle Wiseman, British singer best known for S Club 8, The Saturdays

Rochelle in song, story & screen

Rochelle, Rochelle was a fictional movie and musical in the TV show "Seinfeld"'s 9th season run. Bette Midler made a cameo as Rochelle in the stage version, for which the tagline was "A Young Girl's Strange, Erotic Journey From Milan to Minsk"
Rochelle, the mother from the sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris"
Rochelle Diamond, Sister of Martine, Jude, Dixie and Sundance, and daughter of Sue Diamond in "The Diamond Girls" By Jacqueline Wilson.

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