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Roger

Roger (or Rodger) is primarily a common first name of Catalan, English and French usage, ("Rogier", "Rutger" in Dutch) from the Germanic elements hrod (fame) and ger (spear) meaning "famous with the spear." The Latin form of the name is Rogerius, as used by a few medieval figures.

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Famous quotes containing the word roger:

    Draw round beloved and bitter men,
    Draw round and raise a shout;
    The ghost of Roger Casement
    Is beating on the door.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)