Word name or diminutive of Rocco
"rock or rest"

Rock Origin and Meaning

The name Rock is a boy's name meaning "rock or rest".
Rock definitely has a macho image, if a somewhat caricatured one, ala The Rock. But with the rise of word names and also of tough guy names, Rock feels more plausible than it did a generation ago.
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Famous People Named Rock

  • Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer)American actor
  • Dwayne Douglas "The Rock" JohnsonAmerican actor and pro wrestler
  • Zuma Nesta Rock Rossdaleson of musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale
  • Chris RockAmerican comedian and actor

Rock in Pop Culture

  • Rock Linncharacter in "Sims" series
  • Rocka main character in manga by Osamu Tezuka
  • Igneous Rock Piecharacter in "My Little Pony" series

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