Given Name HRÓARR

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Old Norse name, derived from the element hróðr "fame" combined with either geirr "spear" (making it a relation of HRÓÐGEIRR), arr "warrior" or varr "vigilant, cautious". This is the name of a legendary Danish king, the same one who is featured in the Anglo-Saxon poem 'Beowulf' with the name Hroðgar.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrodger (Ancient Germanic), Hroðgar, Hrothgar (Anglo-Saxon), Roger (Catalan), Roger (Danish), Roger, Rogier, Rutger (Dutch), Roger, Rodge, Rodger (English), Roger (French), Roger, Rüdiger (German), Ruggero, Ruggiero (Italian), Ruth (Limburgish), Roar, Roger (Norwegian), Rogério (Portuguese), Roger (Swedish)

Sources & References


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Entry updated December 3, 2014