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What does Roley mean?

Roley Pronunciation of Roley as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Roley is "renowned land". Roley is a version of Roland (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH renowned (famous)


VARIANTS Rolly, Rollo, Rollie

RELATED FORMS VIA ROLAND Roldan, Rollan, Rollin, Rowe

(male) Reeley, ..

(female) Rolai, ..

Roley Rex (R.R.), ..

How popular is Roley?

Roley is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#27970 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Roley (NOT RANKED) are Roland (#544 LAST YEAR), Rollie, Rollin, Rollo and Rolly. Usage of these relations of Roley was widespread 98 years ago (MEDIAN #1064) and has become much lower since (#1708, 83% LESS USAGE), with forms like Rollie falling out of fashion. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Roley is alike in pronunciation to Ralegh, Rawley, Rawly, Reilley, Reilly, Riley, Rowlea, Rowlee, Rowley, Rowly, Rylee and Ryley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adley, Alley, Atley, Bodey, Bogey, Caley, Cobey, Codey, Colbey, Coley, Coney, Conley, Corey, Covey, Coxey, Daley, Dooley, Haley, Hobey, Jodey, Joey, Jorey, Juley, Kaley, Kobey, Korey, Morey, Morley, Olley, Radley, Ramey, Rey, Ripley, Risley, Robby, Rockley, Rocky, Rodel, Rodeo, Rodney, Rojay, Rolf, Rolfe, Rolle, Rolph, Romeo, Ronel, Ronny, Rooney, Rorey, Rorry, Rory, Rowdy, Rowney, Roy, Royer, Royle, Rutley, Sorley, Tobey, Tomey, Volney and Wiley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roley.

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