Gender: Masculine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “famous fighter.”

The name is a Faroese form of an Old Norse male name, Hróðvér, which is composed of the elements, hrod, (fame) and ver (fighter).

As of 2010, Rógvi was the 8th most popular male name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Roir (Danish: archaic)
  • Hróðvér (Old Norse)
  • Hróir (Old Norse)