Roger

Roger - A very unique male name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Roger, meaning famous warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #174. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Roger and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Roger? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Roger. The baby boy name Roger was given to 401 baby boys in 2012, ranking #578 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,092 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Roger peaked in popularity 72 years ago in 1945 on position 22.



Famous with this name

Roger Cross
Roger Moore
Roger Corman


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Roger is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Roger is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #204 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #735.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Roger is where you live.


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Roger origin and meaning

Roger is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means famous warrior. To see famous people named Roger, pop culture references for the name Roger and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Roger

We've found the following names that sound similar to Roger, sorted by popularity.

Ryker / Rosario / Rogerio / Ruger / Rosaire / Richar / Riker / Rosser /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012578
2011543
2010514
2009486
2008465
2007469
2006454
2005420
2004419
2003394
2002388
2001372
2000379
1999360
1998348
1997327
1996285
1995275
1994264
1993254
1992214
1991232
1990211
1989197
1988178
1987176
1986167
1985160
1984157
1983145
1982127
1981120
1980133
1979132
1978120
1977115
1976103
197597
197493
197385
197276
197171
197061
196959
196855
196753
196651
196549
196449
196353
196248
196147
196047
195947
195847
195742
195641
195537
195434
195331
195230
195129
195027
194925
194824
194725
194623
194522
194423
194324
194225
194125
194026
193928
193831
193736
193635
193536
193439
193348
193250
193153
193057
192964
192871
192785
192689
192590
192493
192395
192296
192199
1920103
1919123
1918116
1917119
1916129
1915125
1914127
1913137
1912137
1911152
1910174

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia204
Montana216
Alabama424
South Carolina433
North Carolina438
California442
Minnesota450
Wisconsin453
New Jersey475
Maryland493
Texas504
Florida517
Kentucky548
Missouri549
Pennsylvania566
New York591
Virginia621
Ohio623
Georgia634
Illinois638
Tennessee640
Michigan645
Arizona662
Washington718
Louisiana735

Even more about Roger


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Roger a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Roger?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1945
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Roger
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,092
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +401

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