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Rocco

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rocco mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Rocco

"Rocco" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Rest". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Italian form of the name of French 14th century saint Roch, of Germanic origin.The meaning is obscure; Old High German hruoh (“crow”), hrok (“rest”) and rohōn (“to roar”) have been suggested.

  1. A male given name, of mostly American usage.

Rocco was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Rocco

Rocco was born on July 26th, 1982.

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Rocco Lampone is a gangster, caporegime, and acting consigliere.

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Rocco Rock was a wrestler. Rocco was born on September 1st, 1953 in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. He died on September 21st, 2002.

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Scott LaFaro was a jazz, bebop, cool jazz, modal jazz, and free jazz musician. He plays Double bass. He was most active from 1955 to 1955. Scott was given the name Rocco Scott LaFaro on April 3rd, 1936 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. He died on July 6th, 1961.

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Rocco was born on November 19th, 1966 in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.

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Rocco Granata is an accordionist and singer-songwriter. Rocco was born on August 16th, 1938 in Figline Vegliaturo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rocco

Alex Rocco was an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1965 to 2015. Alex was given the name Alessandro Federico Petricone, Jr. on February 29th, 1936 in , U.S. He died on July 18th, 2015.

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David Della Rocco is an actor and comedian. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to present. David was born on May 4th, 1952 in Norwich, Connecticut.

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David was born on July 27th, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Nereo Rocco was a soccer player for the Unione Triestina 2012 S.S.D., S.S.C. Napoli, Calcio Padova, and Italy national football team. Nereo was born on May 20th, 1912 in Trieste. He left this life on February 20th, 1979.

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Mark was born on May 11th, 1951 in Manchester, England.

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Steve was born on January 16th, 1960.

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How popular is the baby name Rocco in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1891 5 0 5
1892 8 0 8
1893 6 0 6
1894 6 0 6
1895 8 0 8
1896 13 0 13
1897 12 0 12
1898 7 0 7
1899 15 0 15
1900 12 0 12
1901 14 0 14
1902 11 0 11
1903 22 0 22
1904 11 0 11
1905 19 0 19
1906 24 0 24
1907 25 0 25
1908 22 0 22
1909 43 0 43
1910 47 0 47
1911 69 0 69
1912 115 0 115
1913 164 0 164
1914 198 0 198
1915 290 0 290
1916 315 0 315
1917 320 0 320
1918 307 0 307
1919 332 0 332
1920 372 0 372
1921 350 0 350
1922 388 0 388
1923 332 0 332
1924 359 0 359
1925 317 0 317
1926 308 0 308
1927 329 0 329
1928 285 0 285
1929 275 0 275
1930 239 0 239
1931 217 0 217
1932 185 0 185
1933 210 0 210
1934 153 0 153
1935 179 0 179
1936 159 0 159
1937 128 0 128
1938 143 0 143
1939 141 0 141
1940 123 0 123
1941 135 0 135
1942 167 0 167
1943 153 0 153
1944 128 0 128
1945 132 0 132
1946 138 0 138
1947 175 0 175
1948 185 0 185
1949 187 0 187
1950 177 0 177
1951 185 0 185
1952 202 0 202
1953 213 0 213
1954 204 0 204
1955 228 0 228
1956 256 0 256
1957 254 0 254
1958 245 0 245
1959 236 0 236
1960 234 0 234
1961 188 0 188
1962 187 0 187
1963 188 0 188
1964 193 0 193
1965 172 0 172
1966 151 0 151
1967 151 0 151
1968 155 0 155
1969 155 0 155
1970 139 0 139
1971 149 0 149
1972 131 0 131
1973 122 0 122
1974 148 0 148
1975 115 0 115
1976 140 0 140
1977 153 0 153
1978 127 0 127
1979 186 0 186
1980 149 0 149
1981 150 0 150
1982 135 0 135
1983 139 0 139
1984 137 5 132
1985 133 0 133
1986 120 0 120
1987 146 0 146
1988 121 0 121
1989 142 0 142
1990 139 0 139
1991 106 0 106
1992 130 0 130
1993 124 0 124
1994 123 0 123
1995 130 0 130
1996 115 0 115
1997 98 0 98
1998 101 0 101
1999 99 0 99
2000 118 0 118
2001 238 0 238
2002 225 0 225
2003 299 0 299
2004 439 0 439
2005 442 0 442
2006 530 0 530
2007 627 0 627
2008 707 0 707
2009 785 0 785
2010 725 0 725
2011 708 0 708
2012 686 0 686
2013 692 0 692
2014 654 0 654
2015 654 0 654
2016 673 0 673

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Popularity of Rocco as a first name

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Popularity of Rocco as a last name

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Common last names for Rocco

  • Russo
  • Marino
  • Romano
  • Carbone
  • Longo
  • Esposito
  • Bruno
  • Dangelo
  • Albano
  • Giordano

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rocco U.S.
  White 90.54% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rocco

People with the last name Rocco are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rocco

  • How Popular is the name Rocco? Rocco is the 1,458th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rocco was the 5,289th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rocco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,155 babies born with the first name Rocco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rocco to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rocco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rocco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rocco is Monday, October 17th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Rocco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rocco was in 2009 with a total of 785 babies.
  • Random Rocco Factoid: According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rocco ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 11 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1932.
  • Weird things about the name Rocco: Your name in reverse order is Occor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Corco. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rocco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,583 people with the last name Rocco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rocco? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Rocco as their last name.

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