Names Categorized "ends in -elle"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -elle.
Adelle f English
Variant of Adele.
Anaëlle f French
Created in the 20th century, probably modelled on Breton names such as Gaëlle and Maëlle.
Angelle f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Angel.
Annabelle f English, French
Variant of Annabel. It can also be interpreted as a combination of Anna and French belle "beautiful".
Arielle f French, English
French feminine form of Ariel, as well as an English variant.
Armelle f French
Feminine form of Armel.
Aubrielle f English (Modern)
Combination of Aubrey and the popular name suffix elle.
Axelle f French
Feminine form of Axel.
Belle f English
Short form of Isabella or names ending in belle. It is also associated with the French word belle meaning "beautiful". A famous bearer was Belle Starr (1848-1889), an outlaw of the American west, whose real given name was Maybelle.
Brielle f English (Modern)
Short form of Gabrielle. This is also the name of towns in the Netherlands and New Jersey, though their names derive from a different source.
Chelle f English
Diminutive of Michelle.
Christelle f French
French diminutive of Christine.
Cyrielle f French
French feminine form of Cyril.
Daniëlle f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Daniel.
Danielle f French, English
French feminine form of Daniel. It has been commonly used in the English-speaking world only since the 20th century.
Donelle f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Don.
Elle f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Eleanor and other names beginning with El. This name can also be given in reference to the French pronoun elle meaning "she".... [more]
Emmanuelle f French
French feminine form of Emmanuel.
Estelle f English, French
From an Old French name meaning "star", ultimately derived from Latin stella. It was rare in the English-speaking world in the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century, perhaps due to the character Estella Havisham in Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations (1860).
Gabriëlle f Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Gabriel.
Gabrielle f French, English
French feminine form of Gabriel. This was the real name of French fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883-1971).
Gaëlle f French, Breton
Feminine form of Gaël.
Giselle f French, English (Modern)
Derived from the Old German element gisal meaning "hostage, pledge" (Proto-Germanic *gīslaz). This name may have originally been a descriptive nickname for a child given as a pledge to a foreign court. This was the name of both a sister and daughter of Charlemagne. It was also borne by a daughter of the French king Charles III who married the Norman leader Rollo in the 10th century. Another notable bearer was the 11th-century Gisela of Swabia, wife of the Holy Roman emperor Conrad II.... [more]
Gwenaëlle f French, Breton
Feminine form of Gwenaël.
Helle 1 f Danish, Norwegian, Estonian
Danish diminutive of names beginning with Hel, such as Helga or Helena.
Helle 2 f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek mythology Helle was the daughter of Athamus and Nephele. She and her brother Phrixus escaped sacrifice by fleeing on the back of a golden ram, but during their flight she fell off and drowned in the strait that connects the Aegean Sea with the Sea of Marmara, which was thereafter called the Hellespont ("the sea of Helle").
Idelle f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Ida.
Janelle f English
Diminutive of Jane. It has been in use only since the 20th century.
Jelle m Frisian, Dutch
Originally a Frisian short form of names beginning with the Old German element gelt meaning "payment, tribute, compensation". It can also be a Dutch diminutive of Willem.
Jenelle f English
Combination of Jen and the popular name suffix elle.
Joëlle f French, Dutch
French and Dutch feminine form of Joel.
Joelle f English
Feminine form of Joel.
Jonelle f English (Rare)
Feminine form of John.
Lelle m Swedish
Diminutive of Lennart.
Mabelle f English
Variant of Mabel. It also coincides with the French phrase ma belle meaning "my beautiful".
Maëlle f French, Breton
Feminine form of Maël.
Marcelle f French
French feminine form of Marcellus.
Mariëlle f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Maria.
Marielle f French
French diminutive of Marie.
Marybelle f English
Combination of Mary and Belle.
Maybelle f English
Variant of Mabel.
Melle m Dutch
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element mahal meaning "meeting, assembly, court" (Proto-Germanic *maþlą).
Michelle f French, English, Dutch
French feminine form of Michel. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is the former American first lady Michelle Obama (1964-).
Mirabelle f French (Rare), English (Rare)
Derived from Latin mirabilis meaning "wonderful". This name was coined during the Middle Ages, though it eventually died out. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
Mozelle f English
Possibly a feminine form of Moses.
Murielle f French
French variant of Muriel.
Narelle f English (Australian)
Meaning unknown. It was borne by the wife of Umbarra, who was a 19th-century leader of the Yuin, an Australian Aboriginal people.
Nelle f English
Variant of Nell.
Nichelle f African American
Combination of Nicole and Michelle. This name spiked in popularity in the late 1960s when the actress Nichelle Nichols (1932-2022) portrayed Nyota Uhura on the Star Trek television series. Nichols was given the name Grace at birth but it was changed at a young age.
Noëlle f French, Dutch
Feminine form of Noël.
Noelle f English
English form of Noëlle.
Pelle m Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Per.
Rachelle f English, French
Variant of Rachel. In the English-speaking world it has likely been influenced by the spelling of Rochelle.
Raphaëlle f French
French feminine form of Raphael.
Richelle f English
Variant of Rachel or Rochelle, probably influenced by Michelle.
Rochelle f English
From the name of the French city La Rochelle, meaning "little rock". It first became commonly used as a given name in America in the 1930s, probably due to the fame of actress Rochelle Hudson (1914-1972) and because of the similarity to the name Rachel.
Roselle f Various
Diminutive of Rose. This is the name of a type of flowering shrub (species Hibiscus sabdariffa) native to Africa but now grown in many places, used to make hibiscus tea.