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Rocky meaning and name origin

Rocky \r(oc)-ky\ as a boy's name is pronounced RAH-kee. It is of English origin. Nickname for Rocco (Italian), the name of a 14th-century saint. Saint Roque (16th century) was a Spanish saint. The nickname is also familiar today due to champion boxer Rocky Marciano and his fictional counterpart, Rocky Balboa, of the "Rocky" series of movies.

Rocky has 7 variant forms: Rocco, Rock, Rockford, Rockland, Rocklin, Rockwell and Roque.

Rocky is also pronounced similarly to Rickey, Ricki, Ricky, Rikky and Rocko. Other suggested similar baby names are Richy, Rick, Roch, Roche, Rocio, Rockly and Rojay.

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Popularity of Rocky

Rocky is a very popular first name for males (#530 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Rocky name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Rocky with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Rocky name in U.S.
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