Meaning and Origin of: Rokes

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant of Roke, a topographic name for someone who lived near an oak tree (see Oak), from a misdivision of Middle English atter oke ‘at the oak’. Roke in Oxfordshire and Rock in Worcestershire are named in this way, and so the surname may be habitational in some cases.
  • English : possibly a variant of Rock 1.