[ 2 syll. rac-hel-le, ra-che-lle ] The baby girl name Rachelle is pronounced as Raa-SHEHL †. Rachelle is largely used in the English, French, and Italian languages. It is derived from Hebrew origins. This is a recent English coinage from Rachel under the influence of names such as Rochelle and Michelle.
Rachelle is an English, French, and Italian variant transcription of the name Rachel (English, French, German, and Yiddish).
The name Rachelle is used to a great extent; it has 42 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions of Rachelle include Rachael, Rachalle, Racheal, Rachela, Rachelce, Racheli, Rachella, Raechele, Rahel, Rahela, Rakel, Rakhil, Rakhila, Raquela, Raquella, Raquelle, Raschel, Raschelle, Rashele, Rashell, Rashelle, Rashka, Rashke, Raychel, Raychelle, Rayshell, Rayshelle, Shell, Shellie, and Shelly. Other English forms include the contraction Rach, the diminutive Rachie, and the variant spellings Rachaele, Rachele (used in French, and Italian as well), Rachell, Raechell, Raechelle, Rechell, Rechelle, Reshell, Reshelle, Rhachel, and Rochelle.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Rachelle.
Rachelle is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1971 with 0.057% of baby girls being given the name Rachelle. It had a ranking of #285 then. The baby name has substantially declined in popularity since then, and is now of sporadic use. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly linked to Rachelle, Rachel was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Rachelle include Rochele, Rochelle, Raakel, Rachael, Rachal, Rachalle, Rachel, Rachele, Rachil, Rachyl, Rackel, Racquel, Racquell, Raechel, Raechele, Raechell, Raechelle, Raechul, Rahshel, and Raichael.
† Pronunciation for Rachelle: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"