US Popularity:1021
Other Origin(s):British, German
Meaning:Rock; crow, rook; Rest, repose
Rocco is a boy's name of Italian origin. This short and snappy name has a few different possible sources. One of these is the English name and word Rock, while another is the Old German word hruoh, meaning “crow” or “rook.” It might also thought to derive from the Old German word hrok, which means to “rest” or “repose.” Rocco is associated with a fourteenth-century Catholic saint, San Rocco, who tended to the ill during a plague. Every evening, he would retire to the woods to rest and repair so that he could continue to carry out his important work the following day. The name was popularized at the turn of the millennium by Madonna and her husband Guy Ritchie, who named their first son Rocco. Whether it’s the connection to pop culture or saintly deeds, this name has a story to keep baby inspired for their whole life.

Rocco Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rocco is currently #426 on The Bump
Boy:Rocco is currently #114 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rocco is currently #1021 in U.S. births
Boy:Rocco is currently #352 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 29
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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