What does Roe mean?
Roe /roe/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Roe is "roe deer". May have originated as an occupational name for a hunter or trapper of deers.
How popular is Roe?
Roe is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1307 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Roe for boys. Roe was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #927 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Roe is alike in pronunciation to Rae, Rai, Ray▼, Raye, Rei, Reo, Rey, Rio, Roi, Roy▼, Ruy, Rye and Ryu. Other suggested similar baby names are Boe, Coe, Joe▼, Moe, Noe▲, Rob▼, Rod▼, Rog, Rome and Ron▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roe.