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What does Rollie mean?

Rollie Pronunciation of Rollie [rol-lie] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Rollie is "renowned land". Rollie is an alternate spelling of Roland (Old German).

Associated with: renowned (famous).


Rollie has 3 variants: Roley, Rollo and Rolly.

6 more alternative forms via Roland: Roldan, Rollan, Rolland, Rollin, Rollins and Rowe.

Creative forms:
(male) Ralie, Roclie, ..

(female) Rollei, Rolli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rollie Samuel (R.S.), ..

How popular is Rollie?

Rollie is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#55237 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rollie reached its peak position of #445 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Roland (#586 last year), Rolly, Rollo, Rolland and Rollin are the prominent alternative forms of Rollie. Other variants, like Roldan, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Rollie was common among parents in the 1920s (average #953) and has become much lower since (#1764, 87%), with forms like Rolland going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Rollie is pronounced similarly to Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly and Rylee. Other recommended names are Allie, Billie, Colbie, Colle, Collie, Collier, Collin, Collis, Hallie, Hillie, Hollis, Ollie, Robbie, Roddie, Rodnie, Rolfe, Rolle, Rolphe, Ronnie, Roslin, Roul, Rowl, Royale, Royle, Sollie, Tullie, Wallie and Willie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rollie.

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