Roach Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a rocky crag or outcrop, from Old French roche (later replaced in England by rock, from the Norman byform rocque), or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, such as Roach in Devon, or Roche in Cornwall and South Yorkshire. English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy, as for example Les Roches in Seine-Maritime, named with Old French roche, or from Roche Castle in Wales.

List of People with Surname Roach

Based on our public records, there are a total of 12,246 people with the surname Roach. Among these people surnamed Roach, there are approximately 1,550 distinct names, with an average of 7 people who share the same name. Karen Roach, Kathleen Roach and Frank Roach are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Roach, with 74, 67 and 59 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that Texas has the most people surnamed Roach, with a total of 1,085 people, and there are a total of 572 distinct names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Roach, with a total of 862 people and an average of 503 distinct names.