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Gender: M Meaning of Rocky: "rest" Origin of Rocky: Diminutive of Rocco, Italian Rocky's Popularity in 2015: #927

How many decades will it take for Rocky to triumph over its association with Sylvester Stallone's battered but not beaten boxer? The moment may have come, now that Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have named their son Rocky. It helps, too, that Madonna's son Rocco helped make the name child-appropriate again.

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Famous People Named Rocky

Rocky Marciano, American boxer (born Rocco Francis Marchegiano)
Rocky Elsom, Australian Rugby Union Player
Rocky Lynch, American musician
Rocky James Prinze, son of Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.
Roscoe "Rocky" Carroll, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Rocky

Rocky Balboa, from the movie "Rocky"
"Rocky & Bullwinkle," American animated series
Raquel "Rocky" Oprah Blue, from Disney Channel's "Shake It Up"
Rocky, from the musical and movie "Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Rocky DeSantos, second Red Ranger from "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and Blue Zeo Ranger from "Power Rangers Zeo"