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What does Roald mean?

Roald Pronunciation of Roald [roald] as a boys' name is pronounced ROH-al. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Roald is "famous ruler". Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen; author Roald Dahl.

Associated with: norse, famous, ruler (king).


Creative forms:
(male) Rald, Ryald, ..

(female) Roala, Roale, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roald Karim (R.K.), ..

How popular is Roald?

Roald is an uncommonly occurring first name for males and an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Roald has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roald name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roald outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bald, Donald, Evald, Ewald, Rad, Radd, Ralf, Ranald, Rand, Read, Roan, Roane, Roark, Rod, Rodd, Roland, Rolf, Rolle, Rollo, Rolly, Ronal, Ronald, Ronaldo, Roneld, Roul, Rowl, Rowly, Royal, Royale, Royall, Royle, Torald and Wald. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roald.

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