Rachelle Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Rachelle:
From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin and the Ecclesiastic Greek Rhachēl, which is derived from the Hebrew rāchēl (ewe). Var: Rachel.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Rachelle
Shell, Elle, Ellie, Ella, Rae, Shelly, Cherry/Sherri, Raylie, Rayla, Rella, Relle, Chelle, Chellie, Ara, Arie, Rara,Rach, Rachie, Chel, Chelley, Chel-Bell
- Meanings and history of the name Rachelle
Rachelle is a french name, meaning 'Lamb'. Often people assume that because it looks and sounds a bit like Rachel that it is the same name and the same meaning, this is not so. The name Rachel is the Hebrew for female sheep or ewe and, although it is the root name for Rachelle, they do have differing meanings. Often people need to be reminded that the extra 'l' and 'e' are not there just for decoration.
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Rachelle Lefevre, actress who plays Victoria in the Twilight movies.
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