Rocca Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout Italy named or named with rocca ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rocha, Roca, Larocca, Ronco, Rocco, Roda, Roza, Tocco, Roma, Ricca

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Rocca Family Origin

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Rocca Family Occupations

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  • Confectioner

    17%
  • Confectioner On Own Act

    17%
  • Lodging House Kpr

    17%
  • Merchant Clerk

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rocca family was Merchant Clerk. Confectioner, Confectioner On Own Act and Lodging House Kpr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rocca. The most common Rocca occupation in the UK was Confectioner. 17% of Rocca's were Confectioners.

Source: Census data for Rocca | Data not to scale

Rocca Historical Records

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Rocca Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Rocca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Rocca in 1951 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rocca

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