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What does Roche mean?

Roche Pronunciation of Roche [roche] as a boys' name means "rest". Roche is a version of Rocco (German, Italian).

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(male) Rayche, Riche, ..

(female) Rone, Rore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roche Josh (R.J.), ..

How popular is Roche?

Roche is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1845 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Roche (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Rocco (#463 last year), Rocky (#927), Roque and Rock. These relations of Roche were at the height of their popularity in the 1950s (usage of 0.1%) and have remained as popular to this day. Rocco is more widely used than the rest. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Roche is pronounced similarly to Rich, Ritch and Rush. Other suggested similar names are Miche, Moshe, Rice, Richie, Richy, Roane, Rocio, Rodge, Roe, Roice, Rolfe, Rolle, Rolphe, Rome, Roone, Rorke, Roscoe, Rosse, Roth, Rothe, Rowe, Royce, Royle and Wyche. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roche.

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