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Roger meaning and name origin

Roger \r(o)-ger\ as a boy's name is pronounced ROH-jer, RAH-jer. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Roger is "famous spearman". Popular in the Middle Ages and the 19th and 20th centuries. Rogelio is a Spanish form. Rutger is a Dutch form, made familiar in modern times by actor Rutger Hauer. Actor Roger Moore; opera singer Ruggiero Raimondi.

Roger has 15 variant forms: Dodge, Hodge, Rodge, Rodger, Rog, Rogelio, Rogerio, Rogers, Rogiero, Rojay, Rufiger, Ruggero, Ruggiero, Rutger and Ruttger.

Baby names that sound like Roger are Ryker and Riker.

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Popularity of Roger

Roger is a very popular first name for men (#50 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4622 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Roger
Popularity of Roger