Roche Family History
Roche Name Meaning
Irish (Munster) and English (of Norman origin): variant of Roach . Compare Roch . French: topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky outcrop or crag from Old French roche ‘rock’. In North America this surname is also a shortened form of the variant Laroche Compare Deroche . German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name Rocco based on hrok ‘yell’ or hrōd ‘fame renown’. Spanish (mainly Aragon and Catalonia): of French origin (see 2 above).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022