See also: roe, ROE, roé, róe, and


Etymology 1Edit

From roe.

Proper nounEdit

Roe (plural Roes)

  1. A surname, from a Middle English nickname meaning a roe.

Usage notesEdit

  • This is often used as a pseudonymous surname, especially in legal proceedings.

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (English-language pseudonymous surname): Doe

Derived termsEdit

(pseudonymous name):

Related termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Roe (plural Roes)

  1. (US politics, informal) Roe vs. Wade, the US Supreme Court case which legalized abortion.

Etymology 2Edit

From Irish an Ró ("the roaring one").

Proper nounEdit


  1. A river in Northern Ireland, County Londonderry.