Roger, Rodger

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FOR REAL: Brought to England by the Normans, Roger is made from Germanic elements meaning "fame" and "spear." Roger supplanted the Old English form, Hrothgar, which was being used at the time.

diminutives: Rodge. Medieval diminutives: Hodge, Dodge, Hodgkin (these remain today only as surnames)

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