Hroðgar
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Given Name HROÐGAR
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Old English cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER). The name became unused after the Normans introduced Hrodger after their invasion. In the Old English poem 'Beowulf' this is the name of the Danish king.
Related Names
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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