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What does Roeland mean?

Roeland Pronunciation of Roeland [roe-land] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Roeland is "renowned land". Roeland is an alternate form of Roland (Old German).

Associated with: renowned (famous).


Roeland has 2 variants: Rolland and Rowland.

5 more different relations via Roland: Rolando, Roldan, Rollan, Rollin and Rollins.

Creative forms:
(male) Riland, Roelan, ..

(female) Roeane, Roela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roeland Eliot (R.E.), ..

How popular is Roeland?

Roeland is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roland (#586 in 2015), Rolando (#949), Rolland, Rollin and Rowland are the popular varying forms of Roeland (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Roeland was at its most widespread in the 1920s (average #780) and is now much reduced (#1507, 81%), with versions like Rollin becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roland, Rolando, Rolland, Rollin, Rowland in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roeland and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Roeland is pronounced similarly to Ryeland and Ryland. Other suggested similar names are Aland, Arland, Bryland, Cortland, Derland, Devland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Freeland, Garland, Harland, Howland, Leeland, Leland, Leyland, Marland, Moorland (see Moreland), Moreland, Morland, Newland, Noland, Normand, Orland, Portland, Raemond, Rand, Read, Regan, Renard, Renaud, Roald, Roan, Roane, Roban, Rockland, Rodman, Rodmann, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Romano, Ronald, Ronan, Roneld, Roshan, Roslin, Roslyn, Rowan, Royan, Roydan, Rutland, Rylan, Wayland and Wyland. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roeland.

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