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.


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.


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

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

In French


-( 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.


-( male name).

In Norwegian

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


-( male name).