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What does Rock mean?

Rock Pronunciation of Rock as a boys' name. Variant of Rocco. Actor Rock Hudson, who was originally named Roy Scherer, made the name famous. Also form of Rochester.


ASSOCIATED WITH rock, famous



OTHER FORMS VIA ROCCO Roch, Roche, Rochus, Rocko, Roque



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How popular is Rock?

Rock is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1779 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Rock entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #765 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Rocco (#481 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Rocky (#911), Rochester and Roque are the popular varying forms of Rock listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Rock were popular as birth names during 1950-1959 (MEDIAN #1078) and have remained as common to this day. Rocco is the most trendy birth name in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

Rock is alike in pronunciation to Ric, Rick, Rik, Rike, Rikk, Roch and Roque. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Beck, Brock, Buck, Crock, Dack, Dick, Enock, Heck, Jack, Jock, Jorck, Krock, Lock, Luck, Mack, Mick, Nick, Rice, Rich, Ricki, Ricky, Rico, Roan, Roark, Rob, Robb, Robi, Roche, Rocio, Rockly (see Rockley), Rocko, Rod, Rodd, Roe, Rog, Roi, Roice, Rolf, Rome, Ron, Ronn, Rorick, Rorik, Rorke, Rory, Rosco, Ross, Roth, Roul, Row, Rowe, Rowl, Roy, Royce, Tuck, Vick, Wick, Wyck and Zack. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rock.