Rocco: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rocco

Rocco

Pronunciation: RAH-koh (key)

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I have 3 kids Annie, Bo & Rocco. I named my baby Rocco -simply because I couldn't find ANY boy names I liked! It was weird at first -such a big name for a little babe. It was funny to tell people because they either loved it or were really bad at faking they liked it. It took a whole 2 months for me to even get used to it...but now I LOVE it! & he has just become our Rocco! (Super cute when kids say it!)

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German and Italian origin, derived from Germanic elements rohon meaning 'roar, battle cry'; or hrok meaning 'rest, repose'. The English version is Roch. The modern German version is Rochus.
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Saint Rocco- also known as Rock or Rocco in English, and having the dedication St Rollox in Glasgow, was a Christian saint, a confessor whose death is commemorated on 16 August; he is specially invoked against the plague.

Sir Rocco Forte (born 18 January 1945) is a British hotelier born in Bournemouth.
After Downside School he went on to read modern languages at Pembroke College, Oxford,1 where he won a blue for fencing. He is the son of the late Lord Forte from whom he took over as CEO of the Forte Group in 1992.

Rocco Landesman (born July 20, 1947) is a Broadway theatre producer (The Producers 2001 Tony, Best Musical). In August 2009 he became chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Rocco DeLuca (born December 27, 1975 in Torrance, California) is a half Italian, half German rock artist represented by the Ironworks label, created by actor Kiefer Sutherland and producer Jude Cole. California-based Rocco DeLuca and the Burden was originally formed as a four-piece American indie rock band in late 2005.

Rocco DiSpirito, American celebrity chef and reality show host
Rocco Baldelli, Boston Red Sox outfielder
Rocky Colavito, former right fielder in major league baseball
Rocco Ritchie, son of singer Madonna and director Guy Ritchie

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