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Roch

What does Roch mean?

Roch Pronunciation of Roch [roch] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Roch) means "rest". Roch is an alternate spelling of Rocco (German, Italian).

Variations

6 alternative forms via Rocco: Roche, Rochus, Rock, Rocko, Rocky and Roque.

Creative forms:
(male) Rach, Rhoch, ..

(female) Rochi, Roro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roch Lionel (R.L.), ..

How popular is Roch?

Roch is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#26292 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Roch (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Rocco (#463 in recent rankings), Rocky (#927), Roque and Rock. Other forms, like Rocko, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Roch was widespread among parents 65 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and has remained as conventional to this day. Rocco is more ubiquitous than the rest. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rocco, Rock, Rocky, Roque in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Roch is alike in pronunciation to Ric, Rick, Rik, Rike and Rikk. Other recommended names are Arch, Enoch, Lech, Noach, Rice, Rich, Richy, Rico, Ritch, Roan, Rob, Robb, Robi, Rocio, Rod, Rodd, Roe, Rog, Roi, Roice, Rolf, Rolph, Rome, Ron, Ronn, Rory, Rosco, Ross, Roth, Rothe, Roul, Row, Rowe, Rowl, Roy, Royce, Rush and Zach. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roch.

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