Rocco name meaning

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

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Origin and Meaning of Rocco

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rocco means "He with the longest dong" and is of Xhosa origin.
  2. A user from California, U.S. says the name Rocco means "Tough".
  3. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Rocco means "Rest in Italian and Ancient Germanic".
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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 from Italian, of mostly American usage.

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

Notable Persons Named Rocco

Notable Persons Named Rocco

Rocco Reed

Rocco was born on July 26th, 1982.

Rocco Lampone

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

Rocco Rock

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

Scott LaFaro

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.

Rocco DiSpirito

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

Rocco Granata

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

  • Rocco Mediate
    Golf Player
  • Rocco Baldelli
    Baseball Player
  • Rocco Grimaldi
    Hockey Player
  • Rocco B. Commisso
  • Rocco DeLuca
  • Rocco Buttiglione
    Minister of European Affairs
  • Rocco Petrone
    Director of the
  • Rocco Barocco
    Fashion Designer
  • Rocco Landesman
    Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Robert G. Vignola
  • Rocco Rossi
    President & Ceo of Prostate Cancer Canada
  • Rocco Di Pietro
  • Rocco Gardner
  • Rocco Marconi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rocco

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rocco

Alex 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.

David Della Rocco

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.

David Rocco

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

Nereo Rocco

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.

Mark Rocco

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

Steve Rocco

Steve was born on January 16th, 1960.


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

  • What name lists does Rocco rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rocco? Rocco is the 1,471st 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,018 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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rocco ranks 79th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 63 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Rocco: The name spelled backwards is Occor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ooccr. 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.
  • Rocco name meaning

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