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Gender: Male Meaning of Rockwell: "rock spring" Origin of Rockwell: English

The name Rockwell is a boy's name of English origin meaning "rock spring". Rockwell and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? (Boys)".

From the experts:

This would be an intriguing choice for an illustrator's child, thanks to Norman Rockwell and Rockwell Kent.

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Famous People Named Rockwell

(Orrin) Porter Rockwell, Mormon folk hero
Sam Rockwell, American actor
Rockwell Lloyd Liu, son of actress Lucy Liu
Spalding Rockwell Gray, American actor and writer

Pop Culture References for the name Rockwell

From a surname which was from a place-name: either Rockwell in Buckinghamshire or Rockwell in Somerset. The place-names themselves mean "wood frequented by rooks" and "well frequented by rooks", respectively.
Rockwell "Rock" Hunter, main character in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?"

Rocky, Rock


indiefendi2 Says:


Maxwell is common, I like Rockwell.

Vance Rockwell Says:


The original name was de Rochevale which originated in Normandy

priviledgedpistachios Says:


I'm sooooo in love with this name! Lucy Liu made an excellent choice! The name Rockwell reminds me of a waterfall for some reason

AliciaDawn Says:


My great-grandfathers name was Leo Rockwell :)

Zuzana Says:


Interesting choice. I like Rocky too.