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|De Roiste||rare: South East. Ir.Lang. See Roche.|
|Roache||fairly rare: Mayo etc. Ir. de Róiste. See Roche.|
|Roche||Very numerous: Munster and South East etc. Ir. de Róiste, from French roche, a rock. Normans who became established in Wexford and Munster after the Invasion. The area round Fermoy was known as Críoch Róisteach (Roches' Country). IF.|
Parishes where Roche and a second surname are both baptised.
This list shows total Roche Roman Catholic baptisms by county and parish.
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