ROCCO
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ROK-ko (Italian)   [key]
Meaning & History
Germanic name derived from the element hrok meaning "rest". This was the name of a 14th-century French saint who nursed victims of the plague but eventually contracted the disease himself. He is the patron saint of the sick.
Related Names
VARIANT: Rochus (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Roc (Catalan), Roko (Croatian), Rochus (Dutch), Rocky (English), Roch (French), Rokus (Frisian), Rochus (German), Roch (Polish), Roque (Portuguese), Rok (Slovene), Roque (Spanish)
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