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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


Similar Names
2k Rock (English)
2k Roque (Spanish)
<100 Rocke (French)

Fun Facts about the name Roche

  • How many people with the first name Roche have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41 babies born with the first name Roche in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roche? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roche first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roche is Friday, August 17th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Roche born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roche was in 1959 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Roche: Your name in reverse order is Ehcor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rheoc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roche? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,940 people with the last name Roche.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roche? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Roche as their last name.
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Popularity of Roche as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roche U.S.
  White 79.74% 64.26%
  African American 4.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roche

People with the last name Roche are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Roche" mean? The list below shows the origins of Roche as well as things modernly associated with the name Roche such as celebrities named Roche.


Origin and Meaning of Roche

The name "Roche" is of French origin, and it means "Rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Roche

Etymology: See Rock

From Middle English roche; compare Modern English rock and roach, as well as Old French roche.

  1. (Britain, regional) One of various types of rock or geological strata.
  2. (obsolete) A stony hill.

    roche was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, and Old French

    Other Inspirations for the Name Roche

    Roche Salon
    Roche Bobois
    Roche Careers
    Roche Dc101
    Roche Diagnostics
    Roche Genentech
    Roche Harbor
    Roche Limit
    Roche Stock

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Roche

    Shane Richie

    Shane Richie is an actor, comedian, media personality, and singer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Shane was born in 1964 as Shane Patrick Roche in Kensington, London, England.


    Sebastian Roché

    Sebastian Roché is an actor and writer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1986 to present. Sebastian was born in 1964 as Sebastian Roche in Paris, France.


    What does the name Roche mean?

    Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

    Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

    Cis for casual, no pretension here.

    His for honor, your most valuable possession.

    Eis for exquisite, who could argue?

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