[ 2 syll. roc-kwel(l), ro-ckwe-ll ] The baby boy name Rockwell is pronounced RAA-KWehL- †. Rockwell is of Old English origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Rockwell means 'rook wood; rook well'. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself from an English place name, either Rockwell End in Buckinghamshire or Rockwell Green in Somerset. The former was previously named Rockhole, from hroc (meaning 'rook, crow') and hole ('wood, forest'), while the latter is from hroc (meaning 'rook, crow') and waell ('pool, stream, spring, well').
Another variant form of the name is the shortening Rock.
Rockwell is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Rockwell include Racel, Rachel, Ralie, Rangli, Ranglie, Rasool, Rasoole, Rasoul, Rasoule, Rasul, Rasule, Rauel, Razelle, Regal, Regall, Reuel, Rexley, Régulo, Ridgelie, and Ridgely.
† Pronunciation for Rockwell: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"