Rochelle

First Name
47k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Rochelle

"Rochelle" is a name of French origin, and it means "Little rock". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ro*chelle"
A seaport town in France.
Wiktionary

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

  1. A surname​.
  2. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A.
  3. A female given name taken up in the 20th century.

Notable Persons Named Rochelle

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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Karyn Rochelle is a country music singing and songwriter.

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

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Dawn Rochelle is a famed somebody. 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.

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June Rochelle is a famed human.

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Michael D. Rochelle is an influential somebody. Michael was born in 1950.

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How popular is the baby name Rochelle in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 6 6 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 5 5 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 5 5 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 5 5 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 17 12 5
1911 14 14 0
1912 12 12 0
1913 16 16 0
1914 26 20 6
1915 33 33 0
1916 46 41 5
1917 35 35 0
1918 49 49 0
1919 52 46 6
1920 46 41 5
1921 57 57 0
1922 39 39 0
1923 49 44 5
1924 36 36 0
1925 56 50 6
1926 33 28 5
1927 37 37 0
1928 42 42 0
1929 46 46 0
1930 31 31 0
1931 33 33 0
1932 48 48 0
1933 70 70 0
1934 102 102 0
1935 233 233 0
1936 451 440 11
1937 458 451 7
1938 484 478 6
1939 435 420 15
1940 467 460 7
1941 462 456 6
1942 493 486 7
1943 471 466 5
1944 383 383 0
1945 364 364 0
1946 463 455 8
1947 486 486 0
1948 475 475 0
1949 500 494 6
1950 531 524 7
1951 536 536 0
1952 546 546 0
1953 585 575 10
1954 629 622 7
1955 739 730 9
1956 796 784 12
1957 786 786 0
1958 875 864 11
1959 925 917 8
1960 921 911 10
1961 1,045 1,036 9
1962 1,009 991 18
1963 880 871 9
1964 957 948 9
1965 909 900 9
1966 909 901 8
1967 1,008 1,008 0
1968 1,050 1,050 0
1969 1,283 1,270 13
1970 1,180 1,180 0
1971 1,164 1,154 10
1972 1,058 1,049 9
1973 1,017 1,007 10
1974 914 898 16
1975 829 829 0
1976 746 739 7
1977 718 711 7
1978 729 722 7
1979 798 792 6
1980 761 754 7
1981 822 812 10
1982 810 810 0
1983 692 685 7
1984 700 691 9
1985 671 671 0
1986 696 696 0
1987 744 739 5
1988 728 728 0
1989 717 707 10
1990 696 696 0
1991 629 624 5
1992 568 568 0
1993 514 514 0
1994 447 447 0
1995 362 356 6
1996 319 319 0
1997 265 265 0
1998 242 242 0
1999 218 218 0
2000 197 197 0
2001 159 159 0
2002 169 169 0
2003 135 135 0
2004 144 144 0
2005 134 134 0
2006 93 93 0
2007 74 74 0
2008 101 101 0
2009 86 86 0
2010 69 69 0
2011 58 58 0
2012 57 57 0
2013 55 55 0
2014 63 63 0
2015 59 59 0
2016 47 47 0

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Popularity of Rochelle as a first name

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Popularity of Rochelle as a last name

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Common last names for Rochelle

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Walker
  • White
  • Myers
  • Jenkins

Common first names for Rochelle

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 1,029th 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 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 47,073 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 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 20 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Rochelle: Your name in reverse order is Ellehcor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lchrleeo. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.