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What does Rogelio mean?

Rogelio Pronunciation of Rogelio [ro-ge-lio] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the name Rogelio means "famous spearman". Rogelio is a Spanish form of Roger (Old German).

Associated with: famous.


3 alternative forms via Roger: Rogerio, Rogers and Rogiero.

Creative forms:
(male) Regelio, Rigelio, ..

(female) Rogela, Rogelei, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rogelio Axton (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rogelio?

Rogelio is a very prominent first name for males (#448 out of 1220, Top 37%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rogelio was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #434 in the U.S. in 1992, and is presently at #833. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rogelio name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rogelio outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roger (#579 in 2015) and Rogers are the prominent related forms of Rogelio (#833 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rogiero, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Rogelio was common among parents 8 decades ago (usage of 0.7%) and is now significantly lower, with versions such as Roger becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amelio, Arcelio, Aurelio, Celio, Cornelio, Emelio, Eugenio, Fadelio, Fedelio, Fidelio, Rafello, Remedio, Rigel, Roberto, Rocio, Rocklin, Rodel, Rodell, Rodeo, Roderic, Roderigo, Roderik (see Roderick), Rodolfo, Rollie, Rollin, Rollo, Romeo, Romolo, Ronaldo, Ronel, Roneld, Ronell, Ronello, Rosario, Roslin, Rosselin, Rowell and Videlio. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rogelio.

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