Rocco Name Meaning & Origin
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The name is predominantly Italian and has a high increase in babies named Rocco
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My name is Rocco and we have 4 in the family. We all get called either Rocco, Rocky or Rock or even on an occasion Rocuzzo. Alot of people pronounce it totally wrong but you get used to it
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- Meanings and history of the name Rocco
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
Rocco Kokopelli Rainey (b. 2006), son of American reality television personality David "Puck" Rainey
Rocco Rio Reynolds (b. 2010), son of Canadian-born American actress, television hostess, and radio personality Jillian Barberie
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