Roger

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

German variant form of Rodger (see Hruodgêr) which also was used in Northern France in mediaeval times. The Normans brought this name to England where it supported the English cognate Hrōðgār [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

Roer
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish
Roger
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Råger
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Norwegian Swedish

See also Rogert, Royer

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Roger
Genitive: Rogers
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Roger
Genitive: Rogerin
Partitive: Rogeria
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Roger
Genitive: Rogers
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Roger
Genitive: Rogers

Name Days

Norway Norway

4 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

30 September

Sweden Sweden

2 June

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
18570 37760 0 13 18570 37747
Finland Finland[9]
n.a.
2808 0 0
n.a.
2808
Denmark Denmark[10]
179
n.a.
0
n.a.
179
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[11]
8 18
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8685
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Roger (m) Sources: [8][10][13][9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Roger (m)


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no