Hrothgar: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hrothgar

Hrothgar

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From Hroðgar, the Old English cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER). This was the name of the Danish king in 'Beowulf'. It became unused after the Normans introduced Hrodger but was revived in the 19th century.

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Hrothgar, 6th Century Danish King

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Beowulf - the famous Anglo-Saxon poem mentions King Hrothgar

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