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Gender: Male Origin of Rocket: Word name

The name Rocket is a boy's name . Rocket and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Starbaby name that might prove too supercharged for real life, but if like director Robert Rodriguez you're interested only in boys' names starting with R, you may need to add Rocket (and Rebel and Racer) to your list.

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Famous People Named Rocket

Rocket Valentino Rodriguez (b. 1995), son of director Robert Rodriguez
Rocket Ayer Williams (b. 2008), son of singer Pharrell Williams
Rocket Wild Bokan (b. 2014), daughter of singers Beau Bokan of blessthefall and Lights Poxleitner-Bokan
Rocket Zot Worthington (2015), son of actor Sam Worthington
Polly Jane Rocket Adams (b. 1994), daughter of novelist Douglas Adams
Jonas Rocket DeLonge (b. 2006), son of singer Tom DeLonge of Blink-182
Daisy Rocket Pisapia (b. 2006), daughter of actress/TV personality Katie Cook and Marc Pisapia
River Rocket Blue Dallas Oliver (b. 2016), son of celebrity chefs Jamie and Jools Oliver
Bart Rocket, magician

Pop Culture References for the name Rocket

Rocket Raccoon, character in "Guardians of the Galaxy"
Rocket, villager in "Animal Crossing" series
Rocket, character in Ingrid Law's "Savvy" and "Scumble"
Rocket Dog, meerkat on TV's "Meerkat Manor"
"Rocket Power," animated series
"Rocket in my Pocket," TV show
Team Rocket, characters in the Pokemon franchise