What does the baby name Rojelio mean? Learn about what Rojelio means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Rojelio - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Rojelio
R-O-J-E-L-I-O, is a 7-letter male given name.
Meaning of Rojelio
Origin of Rojelio
The name 'Rojelio' is a male name with Spanish origins, and it is derived from the name Rogelio. The earliest known use of the name can be traced back to medieval Spain, where it was commonly used among the Spanish-speaking population.
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Popularity of Rojelio
Over time, the popularity of the name 'Rojelio' has experienced fluctuations. In the early 20th century, the name was relatively uncommon, but it gained some popularity in the mid-20th century. However, it has not reached the same level of popularity as some other Spanish names such as Juan or Carlos.
Rojelio currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Adom is slightly more popular than Rojelio.

Etymology of Rojelio

The name 'Rojelio' has its linguistic roots in the Spanish language. It is a variant of the name Rogelio, which itself is derived from the Germanic name Roger. The Germanic name Roger is composed of the elements 'hrod', meaning 'fame', and 'ger', meaning 'spear'. Therefore, the name 'Rojelio' can be interpreted to mean 'famous spear'.

Cultural Significance of Rojelio

The name 'Rojelio' does not have any specific cultural significance. However, it is worth noting that Spanish names, in general, have a rich cultural heritage. Spanish-speaking countries have a strong influence on art, literature, music, and cuisine, and names like 'Rojelio' are a part of this cultural tapestry.