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What does Rolly mean?

Rolly [rol-ly] as a name for boys. Rolly's name origin is Old German, and Rolly means "renowned land". Rolly is an alternate form of Roland (Old German) with the suffix -y.

Associated with: renowned (famous).


Rolly has 3 variants: Roley, Rollie and Rollo.

Rolly has 6 more relations via Roland: Roldan, Rollan, Rolland, Rollin, Rollins and Rowe.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Raly, Roly, ..

(female) Rolio, Rollai, ..

How popular is Rolly?

Rolly is an unusual given name for men. Rolly is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Rolly for boys. Rolly reached its apex position of #1638 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Roland (#612 from recent data), Rolland, Rollie, Rollin and Rollo are the prominent variation forms of Rolly rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Roley, are seldom used. These forms of Rolly were at the top of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (median #953) and have become significantly less common since (#1768, 88%).

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

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

Similar Names


Rolly is pronounced similarly to Rawley, Rawly, Reilley, Reilly, Riley, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly, Rylee and Ryley. Other recommended names are Billy, Bosly, Cully, Hilly, Kelly, Morly, Radly, Redly (see Redley), Ridly (see Ridley), Riply (see Ripley), Risly (see Risley), Roald, Robby, Rockly (see Rockley), Rocky, Roddy, Rojay, Rolf, Rolfe, Rolle, Rolph, Ronny, Rorey, Rorry, Rory, Roslyn, Roul, Rowdy, Rowl, Roy, Royle, Sully, Tully, Wally and Willy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rolly.