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:
(male) Roco, Rooco, ..
(female) Rocah, Roccora, ..
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 #449 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Rocco and associated names. Rock, Rocky (#990 a year ago) and Roque are the popular alternative forms of Rocco (#449 a year ago). Usage of these relations of Rocco reached its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (average #848) and is almost as widespread today, but with the form Rocky becoming less stylish. 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.