What does Rolando mean?
Rolando /ro-lan-do/ as a name for boys is of 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 relations 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: Rilando, Rolandy, Rylando. [more]
How popular is Rolando?
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. in the 1970s, and is currently at #905. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Rolando and related names. Orlando (#558 2 years ago), Roland (#612), Rollin, Rollo, Rowland, Rollie, Rolland, Lanny, Lannie and Orland are the prominent related forms of Rolando (#905 2 years ago). These forms of Rolando were popular as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (average #730) and are somewhat less common today (#915, down 68.8%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Ryland. This name tends to be less commonly used than Rolando.