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What does Roldan mean?

Roldan Pronunciation of Roldan [roldan] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Roldan means "renowned land". Roldan is a version of Roland (Old German).

Associated with: renowned (famous).


11 relations via Roland: Roeland, Rolando, Roley, Rollan, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Rollo, Rolly and Rowland.

Creative forms:
(male) Rolwan, Rowdan, ..

(female) Rolgan, Rolran, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roldan Rome (R.R.), ..

How popular is Roldan?

Roldan is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3220 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roland (#586 in recent rankings), Rolando (#949), Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rollo, Rolly and Rowland are the popular varying forms of Roldan (not ranked). Other forms, like Rollan, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Roldan was at its most widespread in the 1920s (average #1062) and is now much less (#1691, 82%), with versions such as Rolland becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rollo, Rolly, Rowland in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aldan, Bogdan, Bohdan, Colan, Colden, Coldin, Colman, Dolan, Golden, Goldman, Gordan, Haldan, Holden, Holman, Jordan, Meldan, Nolan, Nollan, Riordan, Roan, Roban, Rodas, Rodman, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Roshan, Rowan, Rowdon, Royan, Roydan, Royden, Roydon, Rylan and Zoltan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roldan.

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