Animals, Deer/Roe, Male, Nature, Old Norse, Place names, Proto-Germanic, R names, Surname names

Roscoe

Roscoe comes from an English surname derived from a place name meaning “doe wood” from Old Norse elements ra (roebuck) and skógr (wood, forest) via Proto-Germanic *skōgaz (wood, forest).

Nicknames: Ro/Roe, Ross

Origin: Old Norse, Proto-Germanic

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