The name Rocco is a boy's name of German, Italian origin meaning "rest". Rocco is ranked #457 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 "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
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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.