There are a few potential origin stories for Rogelio, but the most common is that it's the Spanish version of Roger. Even so, it's been quite popular in the United States since the 1920s, though it's on the verge of falling off the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys. In 2020, it ranked at number 999. We like the way Rogelio pairs with both classic and modern middle names. A middle name like Fox, Archer, or Cruz makes it sound extra cool.

Meaning of the name Rogelio:

Spanish: Famous spearman

Origin of the name Rogelio:

Rogelio is most likely the Spanish version of Roger, which is an old German name that means “famous spearman.” Roger has been pretty popular since the Middle Ages.

Symbolism of the name Rogelio:

New parents may choose Regelio to honor their Spanish heritage. Because of its meaning, it could also symbolize someone who is brave and strong.

Style of the name Rogelio:


Gender of the name Rogelio:

Rogelio is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Rogelio:


Number of syllables in the name Rogelio:


Emotion evoked from the name Rogelio:

The baby name Rogelio evokes images of someone who is suave and confident.

Alternative spellings for the name Rogelio:


Nicknames for the name Rogelio:

  • Ro
  • Rog
  • Rodge
  • Helio
  • Leo 

Popularity of the name Rogelio:

According to the Social Security Administration, Rogelio has been a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States since 1929. It was most popular in 1981 when it ranked at number 404. It last ranked at number 999 in 2020.

Related names for the name Rogelio:

  • Rodger
  • Rogerio
  • Roberto
  • Rollins
  • Romeo

Great middle names for Rogelio and their meanings:

  • Parker (park keeper)
  • Kyle (narrow strait)
  • Archer (bowman)
  • James (supplanter)
  • Fox (animal)
  • Emmett (universal)
  • Joseph (God increases)
  • Wyatt (brave at war)
  • Cruz (cross)

Famous people with the name Rogelio:

Rogelios in popular culture:

  • Rogeliola Vega (character on the TV show “Jane the Virgin”)
  • Rogelioon the TV show “SheRa and the Princesses of Power”_