Roger Name Meaning

Scottish, English, North German, French, and Catalan: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hrod ‘renown’ +gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’, which was introduced into England by the Normans in the form Rog(i)er. The cognate Old Norse Hróðgeirr was a reinforcing influence in Normandy. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ruaidhrí (see Rorie).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Roger Family Origin

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Roger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roger. The most common Roger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Roger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roger family was Keeping House.

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Roger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Roger in 1944 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roger

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