What does Rocco mean?
Rocco \r(o)-cco, roc-co\ as a boys' name is of German and Italian origin, and the meaning of Rocco is "rest". A common form of the name of a popular saint who cured plague victims. He was especially venerated in Italy. Rocky is usually a nickname.
Rocco has 1 feminine form: Rochelle.
Rocco is a somewhat popular first name for males (#645 out of 1220, Top 53%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#5937 out of 88799, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rocco for boys. Rocco entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #337 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #449 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Rocco and associated names. Rock and Rocky (#990 a year ago) are the popular alternative forms of Rocco (#449 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its most widespread during 1950-1959 and has become significantly lower since, with the form Rocky becoming less stylish. Rocco (#449) is the most chic name for newborns here. There is a rebound in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)