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Rolando /ro-lan-do/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Spanish and Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Rolando is "renowned land". Rolando is an alternate form of Orlando (Spanish, Old German): transcription of Roland. Rouland is a conventional surname.


Rolando has 20 different forms via Orlando, Roland: Arlando, Land, Lannie, Lanny, Orlan, Orland, Orlin, Orlondo, Roeland, Roldan, Roley, Rollan, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Rollo, Rolly, Rowe and Rowland.

Kreatif forms: Ralando, Rolandy, Rylando. [more]

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Rolando is a very prominent first name for males (#463 out of 1220, Top 38%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#26147 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Rolando for boys. Rolando entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #364 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #905. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rolando name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Rolando and related names. Orlando (#558 a year ago), Roland (#612), Rollin, Rollo, Rowland, Rollie, Rolland, Lanny, Lannie and Orland are the prominent related forms of Rolando (#905 a year ago). These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2698%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0841%, down 68.8%), with forms like Rolando, Orlando, Lanny, Rolland and Orland becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rolando, Lannie, Lanny, Orland, Orlando in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Roland, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rollo, Rowland in U.S.

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

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A suggested similar baby name is Ryland. This name tends to be less commonly used than Rolando.