Rogers name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rogers mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rogers

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Texas, U.S., 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".
  2. A user from Australia says the name Rogers is of Irish origin and means "Beast".
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International Interest
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  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)

From Roger + 's, equivalent to Rogerson

  1. An English patronymic surname
  2. A town in Arkansas, and other U.S. places named for bearers of the surname.

Notable Persons Named Rogers

Notable Persons Named Rogers

Rogers Hornsby

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

Rogers Stevens

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.

Rogers C. B. Morton

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.

Rogers Brubaker

Rogers was born in 1956.

Rogers Cadenhead

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

Rogers Albritton

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


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rogers

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rogers

Steve Rogers

Steve Rogers is a comics character.

Portia de Rossi

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.

Wayne Rogers

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.

Fred Rogers

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.

Mimi Rogers

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.

Kenny Rogers

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.

  • Ginger Rogers
  • Jessie Rogers
  • Roy Rogers
  • Will Rogers
    Comedy Film
  • Kelis
  • Shelby Rogers
  • Woodes Rogers
    Royal Governor of the Bahama Islands
  • Anthony "Buck" Rogers
  • Amerie
    Recording Artist
  • Robert Rogers
    Military Person
  • Michael S. Rogers
    Naval Officer
  • Robbie Rogers
    Soccer Player
  • Jim Rogers
    Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests
  • Adrian Rogers

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

  • What name lists does Rogers rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rogers? Rogers is the 3,173rd 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,034 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 1953 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rogers is not a popular baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 24 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1953.
  • Weird things about the name Rogers: The name spelled backwards is Sregor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rgorse. 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!
  • Rogers name meaning

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