The name Rocco is a boy's name of German, Italian origin meaning "rest". Rocco is ranked #455 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".
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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.