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What does Rosco mean?

Rosco Pronunciation of Rosco [rosco] as a name for boys. Rosco means "deer wood". Rosco is an alternate spelling of Roscoe (Old Norse, Old German): place name from northern England.

Associated with: deer, wood (tree).


Rosco has 1 variant: Rosscoe.

1 more relation via Roscoe: Ross.

Creative forms:
(male) Risco, Roysco, ..

(female) Roro, Roske, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosco Case (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rosco?

Rosco is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#66274 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rosco was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #965 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosco name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ross (#1179 via latest list) and Roscoe are the prominent related forms of Rosco. These relations of Rosco were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.18%) and have become much less common since (usage 0.01%, down 95.4%), with versions such as Ross going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosco, Roscoe, Ross in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cisco, Ricco, Rico, Rocco, Roch, Rocio, Rock, Rocko, Rodeo, Roice, Rollo, Romeo, Rosse, Royce and Russo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rosco.

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