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

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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

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

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

    Notable Persons With the Name Roche

    Ahron Villena is an actor and model. He has been prominent since 2004. Ahron was given the name Roche Ahron Vilena on March 4th, 1987 in Batangas. Ahron is also known as Ahron.


    Roche MacGeoghegan was a famed human. Roche was born in 1580 in County Westmeath. He died on May 26th, 1644.


    Roché Emanuelson is a soccer player for the SCSV Bomastar, S.V. Transvaal, S.V. Robinhood, Royal '95, S.V. Leo Victor, and Suriname national football team. Roché was born on April 5th, 1982 in Paramaribo, Suriname.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Roche

    Sebastian Roché is a notable somebody. He was most prominent from 1986 to present. Sebastian was born in Paris, France.


    Robert Roche is an important individual.


    Jake Roche is a singer, musician, and actor. His ongoing career started in 2004. Jake was given the name Jake Peter Roche by his parents Shane Richie and Coleen Nolan on September 18th, 1992 in England, UK.


    Shane Richie is an actor, comedian, television presenter, singing, and singer. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Shane was given the name Shane Patrick Roche on March 11th, 1964 in Kensington, London, England.


    Madlyn Rhue was a film and television actress. She was most prominent from 1958 to 1958. Madlyn was given the name Madeleine Roche on October 3rd, 1935 in Washington, D.C., U.S. She passed away on December 16th, 2003.


    Daniel Roche is an actor. Daniel was given the name Daniel Peter Roche on October 14th, 1999.


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    Popularity of Roche as a last name

    The map shows the relative popularity of the name Roche as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Puerto Rico.

    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

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    Fun Facts about the name Roche

    • How Popular is the name Roche? Roche is the 48,871st most popular name of all time. As a last name Roche was the 1,895th most popular name in 2010.
    • 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 Erhco. 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.

    What Roche's Have Visited This Page?

    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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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.