Given Name ROCCO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ROK-ko (Italian)   [details]

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.


Animal Crossing characters, Cowboy Bebop characters, saints, The Sopranos characters, Xeno characters
VARIANT: Rochus (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roc (Catalan), Roko (Croatian), Rokus, Rochus (Dutch), Rocky (English), Roch (French), Rochus (German), Roch (Polish), Roque (Portuguese), Rok (Slovene), Roque (Spanish)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 880