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Gender: M Meaning of Rocco: "rest" Origin of Rocco: Italian from German Rocco's Popularity in 2014: #449

Madonna did much to polish up the image of this old-neighborhood Italian choice when she picked it for her son with British director Guy Ritchie. It now feels much more mainstream, sharing the quirky appeal of some other so-far-out-they're-in names as Bruno and Hugo.

Legendary boxers Rocky Graziano and Rocky Marciano were both born Rocco. Rocco DiSpirito is an award-winning celebrity chef. Rocco Landesman, meanwhile, is a noted Broadway producer.

Famous People Named Rocco

Rocco Francis Marchegiano, American boxer (Rocky Marciano)
Rocco DiSpirito, American chef and TV personality
Rocco Rio Reynolds (b. 2010), son of Jillian Barberie
Rocco Ritchie (2000), son of director Guy Ritchie & singer Madonna
John Rocco Falconetti (b. 2009), son of Shannon Lee Miller
Rocco Faison (2013), son of actor Donald Faison & actress CaCee Cobb
Rocco Bertie Byrne, a twin son of Westlife singer Nicky Byrne

Pop Culture References for the name Rocco

Rocco Cammeniti, from Australian soap "Neighbours"
Means "horse" in Tolkien Elvish.

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