Roscoe - boys name

Roscoe name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Roscoe name meaning:

The name Roscoe is of English origin and has various meanings and interpretations. One possible meaning is "from the deer forest," derived from the Old Norse elements "hros" meaning "horse" and "skógr" meaning "wood" or "forest." This interpretation reflects a connection to nature and suggests a strong and independent personality. Another possible meaning is "roebuck wood," which again emphasizes the association with deer and the forest.

In addition to these literal meanings, the name Roscoe is often associated with characteristics such as strength, courage, and leadership. It is a name that exudes a sense of confidence and masculinity. Roscoe also has historical and cultural significance, being a surname used by various notable individuals throughout history. Overall, the name Roscoe has a timeless and classic appeal, evoking images of a handsome and noble young boy who is adventurous and kind-hearted.

Origin: Scandinavian

From the deer forest.


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Overall UK ranking: 815 out of 4789

39 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Roscoe

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