Given Name ROCKY

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RAH-kee  [details]

Meaning & History

Diminutive of ROCCO or other names beginning with a similar sound, or else a nickname referring to a tough person. This is the name of a boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the movie 'Rocky' (1976) and its five sequels.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Rocco, Rochus (Ancient Germanic), Roc (Catalan), Roko (Croatian), Rokus, Rochus (Dutch), Roch (French), Rochus (German), Rocco (Italian), Roch (Polish), Roque (Portuguese), Rok (Slovene), Roque (Spanish)


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Entry updated March 18, 2010