Last name: ROCKETT

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All you have to know about the last name ROCKETT

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ROCKETT : This last name is indexed 18,498 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ROCKETT : 1: English and Irish: of Norman origin from a diminutive of Old French roche rocque ‘rock’ a topographic name denoting someone who lived by or near a small rock or a habitational name from a place called with this word such as La Roquette in Eure. In Ireland Rockett was apparently substituted for Rockell which carries the same original sense ‘little rock’ (see Rochelle).2: English: perhaps a nickname from Middle English rocket ‘overgarment coat’ used for someone who made or sold such vestments.

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