Rogers

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rogers

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  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Rogers means "Rogers came from sicily and were taken to normandy and spoke old french then went to england with william the conqueror as spearsmen they were normans".
  • A user from Australia says the name Rogers is of Irish origin and means "Beast".
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States psychologist who developed client-centered therapy (1902-1987)
  2. United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
  3. United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935)
Wiktionary
  1. An English patronymic surname derived from Roger
  2. A town in Arkansas, and other U.S. places named for bearers of the surname.

Notable Persons Named Rogers

Rogers Hornsby was a baseball player. Rogers was born on April 27th, 1896 in Winters, Texas. He died on January 5th, 1963.

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Rogers Stevens is an alternative rock, grunge, folk rock, and psychedelic rock musician. He plays Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 1990. Rogers was given the name Thomas Rogers Stevens on October 31st, 1970 in West Point, Mississippi, United States.

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Rogers C. B. Morton was an office holder. Rogers was born on September 19th, 1914 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. He left this life on April 19th, 1979.

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Rogers was born in 1956.

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Rogers Cadenhead is a writer and author. Rogers was born on April 13th, 1967 in Dallas, Texas, US.

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Rogers was born on August 15th, 1923. He breathed his last breath on May 21st, 2002.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rogers

Steve Rogers is a comics character.

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Portia de Rossi is an actress, model, and philanthropist. She has been prominent since 1994. Portia was given the name Amanda Lee Rogers on January 31st, 1973 in Horsham, Victoria, Australia. Portia is also known as Portia Lee James DeGeneres.

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Wayne Rogers was an actor, director, screenwriter, investor, television personality, and television director. He was most prominent from 1959 to 2015. Wayne was given the name William Wayne McMillan Rogers III on April 7th, 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. He died on December 31st, 2015.

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Fred Rogers was a television personality, puppeteer, educator, minister, composer, songwriter, author, celebrity, teacher, and minister (christianity). His most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 2001. Fred was given the name Fred McFeely Rogers on March 20th, 1928 in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States. Fred is also known as Mister Rogers and Mr. Rogers. He passed away on February 27th, 2003.

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Mimi Rogers is an actress. She has been prominent since 1981. Mimi was given the name Miriam Spickler on January 27th, 1956 in Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.

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Kenny Rogers is a country music, pop music, adult contemporary music, soft rock, rock music, and jazz musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, and fiddle. He was most active from 1958 to present. Kenny was given the name Kenneth Ray Rogers on August 21st, 1938.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 7 0 7
1885 6 0 6
1886 5 0 5
1888 10 0 10
1890 9 0 9
1891 12 0 12
1892 8 0 8
1893 6 0 6
1895 13 0 13
1896 5 0 5
1897 11 0 11
1898 5 0 5
1899 16 0 16
1900 8 0 8
1901 6 0 6
1902 20 0 20
1903 9 0 9
1904 15 0 15
1905 9 0 9
1906 13 0 13
1907 14 0 14
1908 11 0 11
1909 26 0 26
1910 19 0 19
1911 23 0 23
1912 39 0 39
1913 46 0 46
1914 53 0 53
1915 83 0 83
1916 70 0 70
1917 105 0 105
1918 88 0 88
1919 98 0 98
1920 88 0 88
1921 117 0 117
1922 110 0 110
1923 122 0 122
1924 99 0 99
1925 99 6 93
1926 113 0 113
1927 108 0 108
1928 101 0 101
1929 110 0 110
1930 113 0 113
1931 116 0 116
1932 94 0 94
1933 121 0 121
1934 101 0 101
1935 117 0 117
1936 104 0 104
1937 132 0 132
1938 102 0 102
1939 117 5 112
1940 113 0 113
1941 113 0 113
1942 125 0 125
1943 110 0 110
1944 124 0 124
1945 124 0 124
1946 135 0 135
1947 133 0 133
1948 146 0 146
1949 148 0 148
1950 169 5 164
1951 154 0 154
1952 143 0 143
1953 161 5 156
1954 132 0 132
1955 115 0 115
1956 103 0 103
1957 88 0 88
1958 94 0 94
1959 73 0 73
1960 77 0 77
1961 82 0 82
1962 76 0 76
1963 47 0 47
1964 52 0 52
1965 61 0 61
1966 59 0 59
1967 40 0 40
1968 47 0 47
1969 45 0 45
1970 45 0 45
1971 36 0 36
1972 46 0 46
1973 46 0 46
1974 30 0 30
1975 29 0 29
1976 31 0 31
1977 31 0 31
1978 31 0 31
1979 28 0 28
1980 32 0 32
1981 37 0 37
1982 29 0 29
1983 26 0 26
1984 29 0 29
1985 28 0 28
1986 26 0 26
1987 19 0 19
1988 23 0 23
1989 21 0 21
1990 16 0 16
1991 14 0 14
1992 17 0 17
1993 13 0 13
1994 7 0 7
1995 8 0 8
1996 12 0 12
1997 6 0 6
1998 9 0 9
1999 9 0 9
2000 9 0 9
2001 10 0 10
2002 9 0 9
2003 5 0 5
2004 13 0 13
2005 11 0 11
2006 8 0 8
2007 6 0 6
2008 10 0 10
2009 7 0 7
2010 7 0 7
2011 8 0 8
2012 6 0 6
2013 10 0 10
2014 7 0 7
2015 8 0 8
2016 7 0 7
2017 10 0 10

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Rogers as a first name

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Popularity of Rogers as a last name

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Common last names for Rogers

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Robinson
  • Lewis
  • White
  • Hill
  • Harris
  • Carter

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rogers U.S.
  White 75.40% 64.26%
  African American 18.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.82% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rogers

People with the last name Rogers are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rogers

  • How Popular is the name Rogers? Rogers is the 3,088th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rogers was the 66th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rogers have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,026 babies born with the first name Rogers in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rogers to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rogers? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rogers first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rogers is Monday, May 30th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Rogers born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rogers was in 1950 with a total of 164 babies.
  • Random Rogers Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rogers is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Rogers: Your name in reverse order is Sregor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Grreso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rogers? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 302,261 people with the last name Rogers.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rogers? Rogers was ranked as the 66th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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