Rocco - boys name

Rocco name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Rocco name meaning:

The name Rocco has Italian origins and is derived from the Germanic name "Roch" or "Hrok," meaning "rest" or "repose." It is a masculine name that has gained popularity worldwide. Rocco carries with it connotations of strength, power, and resilience.

In Italian culture, the name Rocco has strong religious ties as it is associated with Saint Roch, a popular saint known for his healing abilities. He is often depicted with a dog by his side, symbolizing loyalty and protection. This association adds a layer of significance to the name Rocco, suggesting an individual who possesses qualities of compassion, faith, and the ability to heal or bring comfort to others.

Parents who choose the name Rocco for their son may be drawn to its strong and masculine sound, as well as its historical and cultural significance. It is a name that embodies qualities of stability, endurance, and protection, making it an attractive choice for many families.

Origin: German

Form of Rockne. A rock.

Related names

Rockne , Rocco , Rock, Rocky

Other boys names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 179 out of 4789

294 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (164)

Historical popularity of Rocco

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