The name ‘Rodger’ originates from England, France, Cataluña, and German. It is a patronymic of the english name ‘Roger’, derived from the Germanic personal name composed of the elements ‘hrod’ meaning renown and ‘geri’, ‘gari’, meaning spear, which was used into by the Normans in the form of ‘Rog(i)er’. The cognate from Old Norman word ‘Hroogeirr’ was a reinforcing influence in Normandy. In Irish it was an Anglicized form of ‘Mac Ruaidhri’. Patronymic: ‘Rogers(on)’, ‘Rodgers(on)’. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Rodgers’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Adam fil Rogeri’, from Linconshire, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Colone… Coat of arms: Vert …
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