Rocky

Rocky - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rocky, meaning rest, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1917. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rocky and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rocky? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rocky. The baby boy name Rocky was given to 115 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1116 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 14,270 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rocky peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1955 on position 240.



Famous with this name

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Rocky Marquette
Rocky Curby


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Rocky is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rocky is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #441 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,550.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rocky is where you live.


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Rocky origin and meaning

Rocky is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means rest. To see famous people named Rocky, pop culture references for the name Rocky and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rocky

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rocky, sorted by popularity.

Ricky / Rick / Ross / Rickey / Rex / Rocco / Royce / Roscoe / Rickie / Reece /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121116
20111033
20101282
20091101
20081120
20071056
20061085
20051001
20041154
20031018
20021041
2001999
20001042
19991079
19981059
19971003
1996913
1995779
1994839
1993796
1992807
1991723
1990670
1989683
1988539
1987518
1986429
1985420
1984405
1983365
1982319
1981327
1980320
1979301
1978317
1977327
1976377
1975418
1974574
1973542
1972553
1971530
1970508
1969480
1968491
1967468
1966445
1965409
1964367
1963340
1962332
1961286
1960271
1959270
1958274
1957251
1956243
1955240
1954246
1953264
1952310
1951348
1950399
1949407
1948475
1947534
1946757
1945716
1944939
19431133
19421251
19391110
19351672
19201917

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada441
Utah626
Colorado632
California702
Minnesota788
Texas921
Tennessee996
Florida1261
Illinois1318
Ohio1326
New York1550

Even more about Rocky


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rocky a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rocky?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1955
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rocky
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 14,270
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +115

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