Origin: English

Meaning: various
nickname for Rocco; connotes toughness and strength,
variations include Roc and Rock

Rocky TV and Movie Quotes
“Yo, Adrian! It’s me, Rocky.” Rocky (1976)
“Master, Rocky has broken his chain and vanished.”
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
“Like Dolph Lundgren in Rocky IV, I must break you.”
Disaster Movie (2008)

Famous people named Rocky or its variations

1. Rocky Burnette (b. 1953), American rocker, musician
born Jonathan Burnette
2. Rocky Marciano (1923-69), American heavyweight champ
born Rocco Francis Marchegiano
3. Rocky Graziano (1919-90), American boxing pro
born Thomas Rocco Barbella

More Rockys:

  • Rock Brynner (b. 1946), American history professor, author,
    born Yul Brynner, Jr.
  • Rocky Anderson (b. 1951), American politician;
    born Ross Carl Anderson
  • Rocky Aoki, (1938-2008) Japanese-American restaurateur
    born Hiroake Aoki
  • Rocky Romero (b. 1982), Cuban wrestling pro
    born John R. Rivera
  • Rocky Juarez (b. 1980), Mexican-American boxing pro
    born Ricardo Rocky Juarez
  • Rocky Colavito (b. 1933), American baseball pro
    born Rocco Domenico Colavito, Jr.
  • Rocky Freitas (b. 1945), American football pro
    born Rockne Crowningburg Freitas
  • Rocky Castellani (1926-2008), American boxing pro
    born Attilio N. Castellani

Fictional Rockys:

  • Rocky the Flying Squirrel (Rocket J. Squirrel),
    voiced by June Foray
  • Rocky Balboa, boxer, hero of Rocky films
    played by Sylvester Stallone
  • Rocky Sullivan, bad guy, “Angels with Dirty Faces”
    played by James Cagney
  • Rocky Raccoon, title character of 1968 Beatles’ song
  • Rocky Horror – a creation, character in ‘The
    Rocky Horror Picture Show’ (1975)
  • Rocky, Looney Tunes cartoon gangster

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