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What does Rolland mean?

Rolland Pronunciation of Rolland [rol-land] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the name Rolland means "renowned land". Rolland is an alternate form of Roland (Old German).

Associated with: renowned (famous).


Rolland has 2 variants: Roeland and Rowland.

8 more different relations via Roland: Rolando, Roldan, Rollan, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Rollo and Rolly.

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

(female) Rolla, Rollai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rolland Bobby (R.B.), ..

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. Demographics)

Rolland reached its peak position of #398 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rolland name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roland (#586 the previous year), Rolando (#949), Rolly, Rowland, Rollo, Rollie and Rollin are the popular alternative forms of Rolland. These relations of Rolland were popular as baby names 95 years ago (average #1062) and have become much less widespread since, with versions such as Rollie becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Rolland is alike in pronunciation to Ryeland and Ryland. Other suggested similar names are Aland, Arland, Bryland, Cortland, Derland, Devland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Garland, Harland, Howland, Leeland, Leland, Leyland, Marland, Moorland (see Moreland), Moreland, Morland, Newland, Noland, Nollan, Normand, Orland, Pollard, Portland, Rand, Roald, Roan, Roane, Roban, Rockland, Rodman, Rodmann, Rogan, Rohan, Rolle, Roman, Romano, Ronald, Ronan, Roshan, Roslin, Roslyn, Rowan, Royan, Roydan, Rutland, Rylan, Wayland and Wyland. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rolland.

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