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What does Roscoe mean?

Roscoe Pronunciation of Roscoe 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, deer, wood (tree), england


VARIANTS Rosco, Ross, Rosscoe



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How popular is Roscoe?

Roscoe is a very popular first name for men (#589 out of 1220, Top 48%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#6190 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Roscoe was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #139 in the U.S. then, and is at #1852 presently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Roscoe (#1852 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Ross (#1112) and Rosco. These forms of Roscoe reached the apex of their popularity 138 years ago (MEDIAN #415) and have become significantly less common since (#1654, 92%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roscoe, Rosco, Ross in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Monroe, Pascoe, Raice, Rance, Rashae, Rashod, Rayce, Reece, Ricco, Rice, Rico, Rishon, Rislee (see Risley), Riston, Roane, Roarke, Robbie, Robson, Rocco, Roch, Roche, Rocio, Rock, Rocko, Rocky, Roddie, Rodeo, Rodge, Rodnee, Rodnie, Roe, Roice, Rolfe, Rolle, Rollie, Rollo, Rolphe, Rome, Romeo, Ronnie, Ronson, Roone, Roque, Rorke, Roshan, Roslin, Roslyn, Rosse, Rosston, Rothe, Rourke, Rowdon, Rowe, Rowlee, Royale, Royce, Roydon, Royle, Royston, Russo and Ruston. These names tend to be less commonly used than Roscoe.

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