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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.


Variations

Rocco has 7 variants: Roch, Roche, Rochus, Rock, Rocko, Rocky and Roque.

Rocco has 4 more related forms via Rocky: Rockford, Rockland, Rocklin and Rockwell.

Rocco has 1 feminine form: Rochelle.


Popularity

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. 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rocco name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rocco outside U.S.

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 boy names reached its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4487%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.187%, down 58.3%), with the form Rocky becoming less stylish. Rocco (#449) is the most chic name for newborns here, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rocco, Rock, Rocky in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rocco and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Rocco is alike in pronunciation to Ricco and Rico. Other recommended similar baby names are Ricci, Rocio, Roice, Rosco, Roscoe and Royce. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rocco.

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