Roger

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #558 in 2013 and #584 in 2014.

Famous People

Roger Federer (Tennis Player), Roger Miller (Singer), Roger Williams (Movie Actor), Roger Clemens (Baseball Player), Roger Bart (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Roger Corman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Roger E. Mosley (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Roger Maris (Baseball Player)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Old French Rogier, from the Frankish equivalent of Old English Hrōþgār (see Hroðgar), from Proto-Germanic *Hrōþigaizaz ‎(“fame-spear”). Compare also Rutger.

Meaning(s):

-(rare _ compared to) (last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

In French

Meaning(s):

-( male name), from Old French Rogier (itself from Old Frankish), which was borrowed into English as Roger.

-(last name patronymic)

In Swedish

Origin: From English and French Roger. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1789.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From English/French Roger in the 19th century. Equated with Norwegian Roar.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).