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Ruggero

What does Ruggero mean?

Ruggero Pronunciation of Ruggero [rug-gero] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Ruggero is "famous spearman". Ruggero is a variant form of Roger (Old German).

Associated with: famous.

Variations

8 related forms via Roger: Rodger, Rogerio, Rogers, Rogiero, Rufiger, Ruggiero, Rutger and Ruttger.

Creative forms:
(male) Rugre, Rugrei, ..

(female) Rugrai, Rugro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ruggero Rockwell (R.R.), ..

How popular is Ruggero?

Ruggero is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#53299 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Ruggero (outside Top 2000) are Rodger, Roger (#579 last year) and Rogers. Adoption of these relations of Ruggero was well-received among parents in the 1940s (average #287) and has become much less since, with versions like Rogers becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Guntero (see Gunther), Lutero, Ranger, Raniero, Regner, Rudiger, Rufaro, Rupert and Ruperto. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ruggero.

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