Rochelle name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Rochelle

User Submitted Origins

African Dutch (Afrikaans)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Rochelle means "Little rock; rest" and is of French origin.
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rochelle means "Little rock or rest".
  3. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rochelle is of French origin and means "The name Rochelle means 'little rock' in French".
  4. 7 people from all over the world agree the name Rochelle is of French origin and means "Little Rock".
  5. 2 people from South Africa and the United Kingdom agree the name Rochelle is of French origin and means "Small rock".
  6. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Rochelle is of Hebrew origin and means "To roar a sound of rest/ To call out a battle cry of repose. Repose is Rest or Relaxation".
  7. A submission from South Africa says the name Rochelle means "Rochelle is of Hebrew origin and it's meaning is 'as gentle as a lamb'" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ro*chelle"
A seaport town in France.

Habitational or topographic name from places in France, La Rochelle (“French La Rochelle”), from Old French rochelle diminutive form of roche (“rock”).

  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of a number of places in the USA.
  3. A female given name transferred from the place name, of 20th century usage.

Notable Persons Named Rochelle

Notable Persons Named Rochelle

Rochelle Rao

Rochelle Rao is a model, tv anchor, and model (people). She holds the title Femina Miss India International 2012 and Femina Miss India. Rochelle was given the name Rochelle Maria Rao on November 25th, 1988 in Chennai.

Rochelle Aytes

Rochelle Aytes is an actress, model, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Rochelle was born on May 17th, 1976 in Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.

Rochelle Humes

Rochelle Humes is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and presenter. Rochelle was given the name Rochelle Eulah Eileen Wiseman on March 21st, 1989 in Barking and Dagenham, London, England.

Rochelle Pangilinan

Rochelle Pangilinan is a pinoy pop, pinoy hip hop, and dance music singing, songwriter, dance, and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Rochelle was born on May 23rd, 1982 in Malabon. Rochelle is also known as RoC and Riray.

Rochelle Hudson

Rochelle Hudson was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1930 to 1967. Rochelle was given the name Rochelle Elizabeth Hudson on March 6th, 1916 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. She breathed her last breath on January 17th, 1972.

Rochelle Perts

Rochelle Perts is a singing. She plays Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Rochelle was born Rochelle Perts on March 20th, 1992 in Helmond, Netherlands.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rochelle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rochelle

Pierre Drieu La Rochelle

Pierre Drieu La Rochelle was a writer. Pierre was given the name Pierre Eugène Drieu La Rochelle on January 3rd, 1893 in Paris. He passed away on March 15th, 1945.

Karyn Rochelle

Karyn Rochelle is a country music singing and songwriter.

John of la Rochelle

John was born in 1200 in La Rochelle. John is also known as Jean de la Rochelle. He passed away on February 8th, 1245.

Dawn Rochelle

Dawn was given the name Dawn Rochelle Warner on December 7th, 1972 in Dexter, Kansas, United States. Dawn is also known as Dawn Rochelle Warner.

June Rochelle

Michael D. Rochelle

Michael was born in 1950.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rochelle U.S.
  White 65.16% 64.26%
  African American 27.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.93% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rochelle

People with the last name Rochelle are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rochelle

  • How Popular is the name Rochelle? Rochelle is the 1,062nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rochelle was the 9,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rochelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47,191 babies born with the first name Rochelle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rochelle to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rochelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rochelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rochelle is Tuesday, March 25th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Rochelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rochelle was in 1969 with a total of 1,270 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rochelle!
  • Random Rochelle Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rochelle ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 20 babies in District of Columbia have the same name in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Rochelle: The name spelled backwards is Ellehcor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Leloerch. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rochelle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,553 people with the last name Rochelle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rochelle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Rochelle as their last name.
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