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First name origin & meaning:

German: Famous spearman; quiet

First name variations: Rodger, Rodgers, Rogers, Rogerio, Rog, Ruggiero, Rudiger, Rodiger, Rutger, Rüdiger

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Scottish, English, North German, French, and Catalan: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrōd ‘renown’ +gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’, which was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Rog(i)er. The cognate Old Norse Hróðgeirr was a reinforcing influence in Normandy.
  2. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie).
  3. In its French form, this name arrived in Quebec City in 1648 from Paris. <xref>Labrie</xref> is an attested secondary surname.

Famous people with this first name: Roger Daltrey

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