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Meaning and Origin of: Rocker

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Rock fortress

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from an agent derivative of Middle English rok ‘distaff’ (see Rock).
  • German : from a Germanic personal name based on hrōd ‘renown’.
  • habitational name from a farm named Rokken in Pustertal, south Tyrol (Italy).
  • German (Röcker) : from a topographic name or a place name Röcke (formerly Roke) near Bückeburg, Lower Saxony.