What does Roscoe mean?
Roscoe \r(o)-scoe, ros-coe\ as a boys' name is pronounced ROS-koh. It is of Old Norse and Old German origin, and the meaning of Roscoe is "deer wood". Place name from northern England. Tennis celebrity Roscoe Tanner.
Roscoe is a very popular first name for men (#589 out of 1220, Top 48%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#6385 out of 88799, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Roscoe for boys. Roscoe reached its highest rank of #139 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Roscoe and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Roscoe listed in the Top 1000 are Ross and Rosco. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less popular since, with the forms Ross and Roscoe becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)