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What does Rog mean?

Rog Pronunciation of Rog [rog] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Rog is "famous spearman". Rog is a version of Roger (Old German).

Associated with: famous.


6 different relations via Roger: Dodge, Hodge, Rodge, Rodger, Rogers and Rojay.

Creative forms:
(male) Rori, Roro, ..

(female) Rore, Rori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rog Calder (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rog?

Rog is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#39499 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roger (#579 from recent data), Rogers and Rodger are the popular varying forms of Rog (not in Top 2000). Other forms, like Rojay, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Rog was common among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 0.77%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.03%, 96.7% less), with forms such as Rogers becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rodger, Roger, Rogers in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rog and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rog is alike in pronunciation to Reg and Rigg. Other suggested similar names are Rob, Rod, Roe, Roi, Ron, Row and Roy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rog.

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