Roscoe 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 Roscoe mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Roscoe

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Roscoe means "Revolver".
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  1. (slang) A handgun, particularly a revolver.

Notable Persons Named Roscoe

Notable Persons Named Roscoe

Roscoe Arbuckle

Roscoe Arbuckle was an actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. He was most active from 1904 to 1933. Roscoe was given the name Roscoe Conkling Arbuckle on March 24th, 1887 in Smith Center, Kansas, U.S. Roscoe is also known as Fatty Arbuckle and William Goodrich. He passed away on June 29th, 1933.

Roscoe Lee Browne

Roscoe Lee Browne was an actor and stage director. He was most active from 1960 to 2007. Roscoe was born on May 2nd, 1922 in Woodbury, New Jersey, U.S. He breathed his last breath on April 11th, 2007.

Rocky Carroll

Rocky Carroll is an actor. He was most active from 1989 to present. Rocky was given the name Roscoe Carroll on July 8th, 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Rocky is also known as Carroll and Roscoe.

Roscoe Orman

Roscoe Orman is an actor, entertainer, and writer. He was most active from 1962 to present. Roscoe was given the name Roscoe Hunter Orman on June 11th, 1944 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. Roscoe is also known as Roscoe H. Orman and Roscoe H Orman.

Roscoe Conkling

Roscoe Conkling was an office holder. Roscoe was born on October 30th, 1829 in Albany, New York. He passed away on April 18th, 1888.

Roscoe Pound

Roscoe Pound was a scientist in the fields of botany and law. Roscoe was born on October 27th, 1870 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He left this life on June 30th, 1964.

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    Tennis Player
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  • Roscoe Karns
  • Roscoe Turner
  • Roscoe Barnett Woodruff
  • Roscoe Charles Wilson
  • Roscoe C. Patterson
    Office Holder
  • Roscoe Brady
    American Biochemist
  • Roscoe C. McCulloch
    Office Holder
  • Roscoe Simmons
  • Roscoe Carlyle Buley
  • Roscoe Channing
    Football Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roscoe

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roscoe

Freddie Roscoe

Robbie Roscoe

Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe

Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe was a scientist. Henry was born on January 7th, 1833 in London. They breathed their last breath on December 18th, 1915.

Martin Roscoe

Martin was born on August 3rd, 1952.

Bill Roscoe

Bill Roscoe is a scientist in the field of computer science. Bill was born in Dundee.

Theodore Roscoe

Theodore Roscoe was an adventure fiction, fantasy, and history author. Theodore was born in 20 in Rochester, New York, United States. He left this life on May 29th, 1992.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Roscoe U.S.
  White 70.07% 64.26%
  African American 25.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Roscoe

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

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Fun Facts about the name Roscoe

  • What name lists does Roscoe rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Roscoe? Roscoe is the 1,659th most popular name of all time. As a last name Roscoe was the 6,571st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Roscoe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,729 babies born with the first name Roscoe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roscoe to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roscoe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 90 new born babies.
  • When was Roscoe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roscoe is Tuesday, May 4th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Roscoe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roscoe was in 1920 with a total of 605 babies.
  • Random Roscoe Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roscoe ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 26 babies in North Carolina have the same name in 1912.
  • Weird things about the name Roscoe: The name spelled backwards is Eocsor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Soocer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Roscoe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,152 people with the last name Roscoe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Roscoe? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Roscoe as their last name.
  • Roscoe name meaning

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