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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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHrodger(Ancient Germanic) Hroðgar, Hrothgar(Anglo-Saxon) Roger(Catalan) 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)

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Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from https://www.vikinganswerlady.com/ONNames.shtml.
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