Roque name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Roque mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roque

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Roque means "The name Roque is a Hispanic Male name, it signifies a STERN man".
  2. A user from New Mexico, U.S. says the name Roque means "Rogue: In the Hispanic culture is a Male name, it signifies a STERN man".
  3. According to 2 people from the United States and Philippines, the name Roque is of Filipino (Philippines) origin and means "Gift of god".
  4. A user from Brazil says the name Roque is of German origin and means "Stone, rock".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Roque
A form of croquet modified for greater accuracy of play. The court has a wood border often faced with rubber, used as a cushion in bank shots. The balls are 31/4 in. in diameter, the cage (center arches or wickets) 33/8 in. wide, the other arches 31/2 in. wide.

Etymology: Abbr. fr. Croquet


Coined 1899 by removing the first and last letters from croquet.

  1. (US) a form of croquet using short-handled mallets, and played on a hard surface

roque was also found in the following language(s): French, Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Roque

Notable Persons Named Roque

Rocky De La Fuente

Rocky was given the name Roque De La Fuente Guerra on October 10th, 1954 in San Diego. Rocky is also known as Roque "Rocky".

Roque Santa Cruz

Roque Santa Cruz is a soccer player for the Málaga CF, Cruz Azul, Club Olimpia, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, Blackburn Rovers F.C., Manchester City F.C., Real Betis, Paraguay men's national under-20 football team, Paraguay national under-23 football team, and Paraguay national football te. Roque was born on August 16th, 1981 in Asunción, Paraguay.

Roque Júnior

Roque Júnior is a soccer player for the São José Esporte Clube, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, A.C. Milan, Leeds United F.C., S.S. Robur Siena, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, MSV Duisburg, Al-Rayan SC, Ituano FC, and Brazil national football team. Roque was born on August 31st, 1976 in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil.

Roque Mesa

Roque Mesa is a soccer player for the UD Las Palmas, Levante UD, Atlético Levante UD, AD Huracán, CD Tenerife B, UD Las Palmas Atlético, and CD Atlético Baleares. Roque was born on June 7th, 1989 in Las Palmas, Spain.

Roque Baños

Roque Baños is a jazz and soundtrack composer. Roque was given the name Roque Baños López in 1968 in Jumilla.

Roque Sáenz Peña

Roque Sáenz Peña was a president. He was most active from 1910 to 1914. Roque was born on March 19th, 1851 in Buenos Aires. He passed away on August 9th, 1914.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Roque

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roque

Jacqueline Roque

Jacqueline was born on February 24th, 1927. She left this life on October 15th, 1986.

Miki Roqué

Miki Roqué was a soccer player for the UE Lleida, Liverpool F.C., Oldham Athletic A.F.C., Xerez CD, FC Cartagena, Real Betis B, Real Betis, and Spain national under-19 football team. Miki was born on July 8th, 1988 in Tremp. He died on June 24th, 2012.

Dominic Roque

Dominic Roque is an actor, model (people), and model. His ongoing career started in 2010. Dominic was given the name Dominic Karl M. Roque on July 20th, 1990 in Cavite City. Dominic is also known as Dom and Karl.

Arny Ross

Arny Ross is an actor, model (people), dance, and comedian. Arny was given the name Arny Ross Roque on July 19th, 1991 in Dasmariñas.

João Roque

João was born on July 22nd, 1971 in Luanda.

Felipe Pérez Roque

Felipe Pérez Roque is a Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba and Minister of Foreign Affairs (Cuba). Felipe was born on March 28th, 1965.

  • Felix Roque
    Mayor of West New York
  • Nuno Roque
  • Fernand Bisson de La Roque
  • Jean Roque

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roque U.S.
  White 8.65% 64.26%
  African American 2.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.18% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 76.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roque

People with the last name Roque are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Roque

  • How Popular is the name Roque? Roque is the 6,132nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Roque was the 2,388th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roque have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,451 babies born with the first name Roque in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roque to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roque? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Roque first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roque is Sunday, May 8th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Roque born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roque was in 2004 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Roque Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roque is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Roque: The name spelled backwards is Euqor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Qerou. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roque? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,203 people with the last name Roque.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roque? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Roque as their last name.
  • Roque name meaning

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