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Roger

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How popular is the baby name Roger in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 25 0 25
1881 29 0 29
1882 32 0 32
1883 24 0 24
1884 39 0 39
1885 27 0 27
1886 32 0 32
1887 39 0 39
1888 47 0 47
1889 49 0 49
1890 52 0 52
1891 55 0 55
1892 55 0 55
1893 49 0 49
1894 58 0 58
1895 69 0 69
1896 70 0 70
1897 58 0 58
1898 74 0 74
1899 67 0 67
1900 81 0 81
1901 60 0 60
1902 73 0 73
1903 86 0 86
1904 91 0 91
1905 73 0 73
1906 94 0 94
1907 127 0 127
1908 115 0 115
1909 128 0 128
1910 176 0 176
1911 241 0 241
1912 469 5 464
1913 565 0 565
1914 816 0 816
1915 1,091 5 1,086
1916 1,094 7 1,087
1917 1,259 10 1,249
1918 1,433 7 1,426
1919 1,310 11 1,299
1920 1,698 8 1,690
1921 1,810 7 1,803 #99 boy name
1922 1,862 14 1,848 #96 boy name
1923 1,902 13 1,889 #95 boy name
1924 2,068 14 2,054 #93 boy name
1925 2,112 13 2,099 #90 boy name
1926 2,280 20 2,260 #89 boy name
1927 2,435 26 2,409 #84 boy name
1928 2,799 25 2,774 #71 boy name
1929 2,962 36 2,926 #64 boy name
1930 3,270 23 3,247 #58 boy name
1931 3,651 26 3,625 #53 boy name
1932 3,808 23 3,785 #50 boy name
1933 3,932 16 3,916 #48 boy name
1934 4,785 19 4,766 #39 boy name
1935 5,165 15 5,150 #36 boy name
1936 5,727 23 5,704 #35 boy name
1937 5,729 21 5,708 #36 boy name
1938 6,572 17 6,555 #31 boy name
1939 7,179 28 7,151 #28 boy name
1940 7,626 27 7,599 #26 boy name
1941 8,115 22 8,093 #25 boy name
1942 9,205 32 9,173 #25 boy name
1943 10,807 43 10,764 #24 boy name
1944 10,604 27 10,577 #23 boy name
1945 10,605 36 10,569 #22 boy name
1946 12,444 31 12,413 #23 boy name
1947 12,798 38 12,760 #25 boy name
1948 12,839 25 12,814 #24 boy name
1949 12,853 34 12,819 #25 boy name
1950 12,579 27 12,552 #27 boy name
1951 12,442 25 12,417 #29 boy name
1952 12,169 39 12,130 #30 boy name
1953 13,193 28 13,165 #31 boy name
1954 11,734 33 11,701 #34 boy name
1955 10,986 25 10,961 #37 boy name
1956 10,173 27 10,146 #41 boy name
1957 9,888 28 9,860 #42 boy name
1958 8,397 22 8,375 #47 boy name
1959 8,811 29 8,782 #47 boy name
1960 9,067 35 9,032 #47 boy name
1961 9,692 39 9,653 #47 boy name
1962 9,106 32 9,074 #47 boy name
1963 7,784 29 7,755 #53 boy name
1964 7,408 21 7,387 #49 boy name
1965 6,463 30 6,433 #49 boy name
1966 6,326 23 6,303 #51 boy name
1967 5,763 42 5,721 #53 boy name
1968 5,220 32 5,188 #55 boy name
1969 4,937 28 4,909 #59 boy name
1970 4,626 40 4,586 #61 boy name
1971 4,165 32 4,133 #71 boy name
1972 3,566 28 3,538 #75 boy name
1973 3,178 20 3,158 #84 boy name
1974 2,772 15 2,757 #93 boy name
1975 2,632 11 2,621 #97 boy name
1976 2,485 20 2,465
1977 2,318 6 2,312
1978 2,157 15 2,142
1979 2,045 18 2,027
1980 2,092 16 2,076
1981 2,258 15 2,243
1982 2,178 11 2,167
1983 1,880 12 1,868
1984 1,724 8 1,716
1985 1,719 14 1,705
1986 1,626 18 1,608
1987 1,569 11 1,558
1988 1,590 16 1,574
1989 1,486 9 1,477
1990 1,463 7 1,456
1991 1,295 0 1,295
1992 1,438 0 1,438
1993 1,138 6 1,132
1994 1,071 0 1,071
1995 1,001 0 1,001
1996 956 0 956
1997 804 0 804
1998 768 0 768
1999 730 0 730
2000 699 0 699
2001 719 0 719
2002 676 0 676
2003 664 0 664
2004 630 0 630
2005 644 0 644
2006 594 0 594
2007 582 0 582
2008 596 0 596
2009 548 0 548
2010 503 0 503
2011 476 0 476
2012 458 0 458
2013 471 0 471
2014 474 0 474
2015 477 0 477

Want to know about the popularity of the Roger baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 440,053 babies born with the name Roger in the United States. That's more than enough Rogers to occupy the country of Brunei with an estimated population of 422,700 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 25 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Roger" was in 1953 with a total of 13,165 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rogers)

According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roger" ranks #42 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 123 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of 10,173 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Roger" mean? The list below shows the origins of Roger as well as things modernly associated with the name Roger such as celebrities named Roger.

Origin and Meaning of Roger

The name "Roger" is of English origin, and it means "Famous spear". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Rog"er
A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; -- called also Jolly Roger and pirate flag.

Etymology: From a proper name Roger

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is a tennis biography. Roger was born in 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.

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Roger Moore

Roger Moore is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1945 to present. Roger was born in 1927 as Roger George Moore in Stockwell, London, England.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert is a film critic, journalist, screenwriter, and film historian. Roger was born in 1942 as Roger Joseph Ebert in Urbana, Illinois, U.S.

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Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is a MLB player. Roger was born in 1962 in Dayton, Ohio.

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Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey is a singer, film producer, actor, and writer specializing in rock, art rock, hard rock, and power pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1959 to present. Roger was born in 1944 as Roger Harry Daltrey in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Roger Staubach

Roger Staubach is a NFL player. Roger was born in 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Roger

Roger Ailes
Roger Corman
Roger Goodell
Roger Wilco
Roger Hub
Roger Waters
Roger Wicker

Alternative Meanings

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

G is for glitter, the spark that is you.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Your name in reverse order is "Regor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rorge". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Roger born Apr 10, 1982

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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