The surname Rogers is of Old German origin.The given name Roger is derived from the Old German personal name composed of the elements ‘hrod’ renown and ‘geri’ spear.The given name was introduced into England by the Normans where the Old German Rodger was reinforced by the cognate Old Norman Hroogeirr.The name Roger was popular in medieval England and Scotland,with pet forms of the name developing,such as Hodge and Dodge.In France the name was a favorite as well,the French proverb for ‘there’s a good time coming’,being ‘Roger Bon Temps’.Rogier is a common French surname.Roger of Mongomery after having distinguishing himself at the battle of Hastings along with Norman nobles stimulated the English and Norman adventurers after the Conquest to choose Roger”fame,spear”as a given name at the time surnames were becoming hereditary.From this name developed the surname Rogers.The surname simply means ‘the son of Roger’.The surname has been adopted by the Irish as an anglicization of Mac Rory or Mac Rury.The name dates back as far as the tenth century were a Rogerus is recorded in historical archives.The surna… Coat of arms: Argent,a chevron gules between three roebucks passant,sable,attire…
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