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Origin of the name ROGER.
Etymology of the name ROGER.
Meaning of the baby name ROGER.

  

ROGER.  English and French.  The same as Rodger (q.v.), Anglo-Saxon Hroðgar (O.N. Hróðgeirr), Teutonic Hruodgar (q.v.), all meaning "famous spear." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

... Old German Hrödgar, Crodeger, 7th cent.—Anglo-Saxon Hrothgar (Beowulf)—Old Norse Hrothgeir—Roeger, Lib. Vit.—Roger, Domesday—English Rodger, Croager—Modern German Rödger, Roger—French Roger...
... ROGER, RODGER is the same as Old Norse Geirraudr inverted, and corresponds with a Hrodgeir in the Landnamabok, the Hroðgar of Beowulf, and the Old German
Rüdiger. (The Teutonic Name-system &c., Ferguson, 1864).

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