Roach
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Surname ROACH
SOURCE: Location
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
From Middle English and Old French roche meaning "rock", from Late Latin rocca, a word which may be of Celtic origin. It indicated a person who lived near a prominent rock, or who came from a town by this name (such as Les Roches in Normandy).
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Desroches, Roche (French), Rocha (Galician), Rocca (Italian), Rocha (Portuguese)