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Rochelle is a feminine name of originally French origin. It derives from the place name of La Rochelle in France. The place name itself come from the French word roche meaning ‘rock’. The name would have been used as a locational surname, given as a surname to a person coming from the place La Rochelle. It would then later have been adapted as a forename as are many surnames. Rochelle Wiseman the English singer and TV star is a famous bearer of this name.
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