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What does Rollo mean?

Rollo Pronunciation of Rollo as a boys' name. Variant of Roland used occasionally in continental Europe. Author Rollo May. Also form of Earl. Also form of Errol. Also form of Rolf. Also form of Rudolph.



OTHER FORMS VIA ROLAND Rolando, Roldan, Roley, Rollan, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rollins, Rolly, Rowe

(male) Reylo, ..

(female) Rolah, ..

Rollo Eithan (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rollo?

Rollo is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#13067 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rollo was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #895 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Roland (#544 VIA LATEST LIST), Rolando (#1102), Earl (#1664), Errol, Rolf, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rolly and Rudolph are the popular alternative forms of Rollo. These forms of Rollo were favored as baby names a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.93%) and are now much less widespread (ADOPTION 0.04%, 95.3% LESS), with forms like Rollin becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rollo, Earl, Errol, Roland, Rolando in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rolf, Rolland, Rollie, Rollin, Rolly, Rudolph in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rollo is alike in pronunciation to Rawly, Reilly, Riley, Roley, Rollie, Rolly, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly, Rylee and Ryley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Apollo, Gallo, Lallo, Roald, Rocco, Rocio, Rocko, Rodeo, Rolf, Rolfe, Rollan, Rolle, Rollin, Rolph, Romeo, Romolo, Ronello, Rosco, Roul, Rowl, Royle and Zoilo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rollo.