US Popularity:1723
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Rook; Crow; Raven
Rocky is a masculine name whose roots are somewhat elusive. Well-known for the Rocky films and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, movie and musical fans alike can appreciate this classic title. Derived from the Italian and German Rocco, Rocky is considered to be inspired by names with the Old High German element roch, meaning “rook” or “crow.” Another possible root is the Germanic raban, keeping up the mysterious black bird theme with the meaning “raven.” Rocky has also been found as a surname dating back to the Anglo-Saxon period of England, where it was a topographical name for families living on or near a rocky area. From its iconic use in pop culture to its links to badass birds and earthy terrains, Rocky is for the tenacious tot unafraid of standing their ground and letting their personality shine.

Famous People Named Rocky

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  • Rocky Marciano

Rocky Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rocky is currently #1400 on The Bump
Boy:Rocky is currently #389 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rocky is currently #1723 in U.S. births
Boy:Rocky is currently #596 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 14
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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