Rocco

Male

Meaning

Rest

Origin

Italian

Pronunciation

/ˈrɒkoʊ/

Alt. Spellings

Rocko

Traits associated with the name Rocco:

Dogs named Rocco tend to be loving. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Rocco?

That you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Rocco is a name that is often associated with strength and protection.

Is Rocco a good dog name?

Rocco has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Rocco isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Rocco is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Rocco was, in the past month, the 104th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Rocco is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Rocco was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Rocco's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Rocco is most adored in Connecticut, South Carolina and District of Columbia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, New Jersey and Delaware.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Rocco.

Most popular breeds named Rocco:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Boxer
  5. American Pitbull Terrier

Famous dogs named Rocco:

  • film icon A pit bull named Rocco played a role in the movie The Drop.

Rocco is found in these categories:

famous dog names
famous

Popularized by celebrity pet choices and Italian heritage connotations.

movie dog names
movie

Named after a canine star in Hollywood's golden era.

italian dog names
italian

Common Italian name, linked to Saint Rocco, patron saint of the sick.

sassy dog names
sassy

Strong and bold, this name suits dogs with a cheeky, playful spirit.

Dog names like Rocco:

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Rocco dog name meaning

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(Tamaulipas, Mexico)
I have a pit bull and we named him Rocco, he is almost 7 months old.
June 18, 2024 ◆ Translated

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Martín Hernández (Jalisco, Mexico)
I rescued a male puppy of approximately two months, he is very special, I don't know his breed, he must be a Creole although a bit of a Labrador retriever predominates, I think, and the name ROCCO suits him great. Greetings from Guadalajara, Jalisco MEXICO
May 11, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Lissette (Florida, United States)
I got a new sray puppy and i named him rocco
October 13, 2022

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Rocco (Buenos Aires F.D., Argentina)
I find it outrageous but what a good name, hold on to freedom damn it!
August 15, 2022 ◆ Translated

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k (Rhode Island, United States)
My lab mix is named this but I spell it Rocko. Lovely lovely name
June 30, 2022

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Rocco el mejor nombre (Neuquen, Argentina)
It is the name of my dog. I did not know its meaning. Yes now. Thank you
June 11, 2022 ◆ Translated

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ROCCO (Veracruz, Mexico)
It is the ideal for my dog SHAR PEI
April 02, 2022 ◆ Translated

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Patriciacook32@aol.com (England, United Kingdom)
Cant make my mind up between Rocco /Milo for new puppy
January 18, 2022

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