What does Rocco mean?
Rocco [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.Creative forms:
(male) Roco, Rooco, ..
(female) Roccori, Rocha, .. Middle name pairings:
Rocco Devan (R.D.), ..
How popular is Rocco?
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 (#5044 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rocco for boys. Rocco entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #311 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, and is at #463 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of Rocco and associated names. Rock, Rocky (#927 a year ago) and Roque are the popular alternative forms of Rocco (#463 a year ago). Usage of these relations of Rocco reached its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (average #848) and has remained as widespread to this day. Rocco is the most chic name for newborns here.
Rocco▲ is alike in pronunciation to Ricco, Ricki, Ricky▼ and Rico. Other recommended names are Nicco, Ricci, Rocio, Rodeo, Roice, Rollo, Romeo▲, Rosco, Roscoe▼ and Royce▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rocco.See names in meaning and etymology.