Meaning and Origin of: Roe

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : A rose

Girl name variations

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Small deer

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname for a timid person, from Middle English ro ‘roe’; this is a midland and southern form of Ray 2.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Roe or Røe, from Old Norse ruð ‘clearing’.
  • English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon.
  • Korean : variant of No.