Meaning & History
Italian form of Roger. This is the name of a Saracen knight in the epic poems Orlando Innamorato (1483) by Matteo Maria Boiardo and Orlando Furioso (1532) by Ludovico Ariosto, as well as several operas based on the poems.
Other Languages & CulturesHrodger(Ancient Germanic) Hróarr, Hróðgeirr(Ancient Scandinavian) Hroðgar, Hrothgar(Anglo-Saxon) Roger(Catalan) Roger, Rogier, Rutger(Dutch) Rodge, Rodger, Roger(English) Roger(French) Roger, Rüdiger(German) Rezső(Hungarian) Ruth(Limburgish) Roar, Roger(Norwegian) Rogério(Portuguese) Roger(Swedish)
Entry updated February 4, 2020