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.Kreatif forms: Rocro, Rodco, Rooco. [more]
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 #337 in the U.S. in the 1910s, and is at #449 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
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). Adoption of these relations of Rocco reached its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (average #551) and is somewhat lower today (#813, down 58%), with the form Rocky becoming less stylish. Rocco is the most chic name for newborns here, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for this name.
Thinking of names?
Rocco▲ is alike in pronunciation to Ricco, Ricki, Ricky▲ and Rico▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Nicco, Ricci, Rocio, Rodeo, Roice, Rollo, Romeo▲, Rosco, Roscoe▼ and Royce▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rocco.