What does Rollie mean?
Rollie /rol-lie/ [2 sylls.] 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). Compare last name Rolley.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Rollie for boys. Rollie reached its peak position of #445 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Rollie and associated names. Orlando (#558 last year), Roland (#612), Rolando (#905), Rollo, Rowland, Rollin, Lannie, Rolland and Lanny are the prominent alternative forms of Rollie. Variants like Roldan are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2968%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0925%, ▼68.8%), with forms like Rolando, Orlando, Rolland, Rollie and Lanny falling out of style. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)