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Roger Surname Origin
Teutonic. Rhu, rest, quiet, peace, and gard, a keeper; or Rhu-geren, one desirous of rest; Rodgarus, all counsel or strong counsel.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Roger Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Roger Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau