Rocker Family History
Rocker Name 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 hrod ‘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.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press