Meaning and name origin
Socorro \s(o)-corro, soc(or)-ro\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Socorro), is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Socorro is "aid, help". The name is given by Spanish-speaking Roman Catholics to honor one of the names given to the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Seņora del Perpetuo Socorro, meaning "Our Lady of Perpetual Assistance". Popular in Spain.
Socorro is a very popular first name for females (#673 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36799 out of 88799, Top 41%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Socorro for girls. Socorro reached its highest rank of #561 in the U.S. in 1920-1929 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).