The noble surname Rocha is of Spanish descent, and is of locative origin, deriving from a topographic characteristic near the place where the original bearer lived or owned land. The name Rocha is derived from the Catalan word "roca" meaning "rock" or "tower of strength."
The surname Rocha was first found in the region of Catalonia, an area allied with the powerful kingdom of
during the Middle Ages.
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