What does Rolland mean?
Rolland /rol-land/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Rolland's name origin is Old German, and the name Rolland means "renowned land". Rolland is an alternate form of Roland (Old German). Compare surname Rohland.
How popular is Rolland?
Rolland is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#986 out of 1220, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#10369 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Rolland for boys. Rolland reached its peak position of #401 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Orlando (#558 the previous year), Roland (#612), Rolando (#905), Rollo, Rowland, Rollin, Rollie, Lannie and Lanny are the popular alternative forms of Rolland. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2968%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.0925%, ▼68.8%), with versions such as Rolando, Orlando, Rolland, Rollie and Lanny becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Rolland and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)