First name origin & meaning:
German: Famous spearman; quiet
First name variations: Rodger, Rodgers, Rogerio, Rog, Ruggiero, Rudiger, Rodiger, Rutger, Rüdiger, Roger
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: patronymic from the personal name Roger.
- Thomas Rogers (c.1587–1621), born in London, England, was
among the Pilgrim Fathers who sailed on the Mayflower in 1620. He
died during the first winter at Plymouth Colony, but his son Joseph
survived and married, and was later joined in MA by his brother
John. This name was subsequently brought to North America
independently by many different bearers.
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