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Name Rocky

Origin:From a Old High German word for roar, shout a battle cryTools:

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Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Rocco
US 2015 rank:#925     ... 925:Ignacio, 926:Riaan, 927:Rocky, 928:Ephraim, 929:Marquis ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Ricky, Becky, Brock, Jacky, Jacky, Jocy, Nicky, Nicky, Richy, Rick     Details
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About Rocco/Rochelle, the group of names with the same origin as Rocky

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:from the Old High German name Roho which was a short form of names like Rochbert that are all but forgotten today
Words:rohon = to roar, to shout a battle cry  Old High German
Topics:Short form
Variants' top ranks:6:Rokas Lithuania 2008,  18:Rok Slovenia 2010,  128:Rocco Scotland 2013,  341:Rochelle USA 1980-1989,  402:Rocky USA 1980-1989
Old/original forms:Roho Old High German
Name variants:Rochelle, Rocco, Roch, Rochus, Rocky, Rok, Rokas, Roque   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Rocky

USA decadesGraph1990-1999 746,  1980-1989 402
USA yearlyGraph2015 925,  2014 986,  2013 994,  2007 918,  2006 979,  2005 970,  2003 991,  2001 964,  2000 902,  1998 981,  1997 947,  1996 921,  1995 781,  1994 802,  1993 730