Meaning and name origin
Rocco \r(o)-cco, roc-co\ as a boy's 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.
There is 1 feminine form of Rocco: Rochelle.
Rocco is a somewhat popular first name for males (#645 out of 1220, Top 53%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5937 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rocco for boys. Rocco reached its highest rank of #337 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rocco and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rocco (#449), Rocky (#990) and Rock. (2014 statistics).