Hroðgar
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Given Name HROÐGAR
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Old English cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER). This was the name of the Danish king in 'Beowulf'. It became unused after the Normans introduced Hrodger after the invasion.
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VARIANT: Hrothgar
OTHER LANGUAGES: Hrodger (Ancient Germanic), Hróarr, Hróðgeirr (Ancient Scandinavian), 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)
SAME SPELLING: Hrothgar
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