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Name Roland

Origin:From Old High German words for fame and land, homelandTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English, French
US 2015 rank:#586     ... 584:Ricky, 585:Mitchell, 586:Roland, 587:Alfredo, 588:Cannon ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Rolan, Rolanda, Rolande, Rolando, Rowland, Ryland, Erland, Holland, Iolanda, Ireland     Details
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About Roland/Rolanda, the group of names with the same origin as Roland

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 known from the legendary French hero whose story is told in the Chanson de Roland
Words:hruod = the fame  Old High German
 lant = the land, the homeland  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:20:Roland Switzerland 2013,  77:Lóránt Hungary 2002,  147:Orlane France 2002,  254:Orlando USA 1980-1989,  395:Rolando USA 1980-1989
Old/original forms:Hrodland Old High German
Name variants:Orlanda, Orlane, Rolanda, Rolande, Lóránt, Orlando, Rolan, Roland, Rolando, Roldán, Rowland   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Austria 1999 93
Belgium prevalence 2013 76
England+Wales decadesGraph1924 82,  1914 83,  1904 80
Germany prevalence 2005 53
HungaryGraph2015 44,  2014 42,  2013 37,  2012 40,  2011 35,  2010 34,  2009 29,  2008 29,  2007 29,  2006 28,  2005 30,  2004 27,  2003 26,  2002 25
Sweden prevalence 2014 60
Switzerland 1997 407
Switzerland prevalence 2013 20
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 560,  1980-1989 395
USA yearlyGraph2015 586,  2014 610,  2013 664,  2012 744,  2011 749,  2010 769,  2009 753,  2008 754,  2007 743,  2006 782,  2005 730,  2004 772,  2003 733,  2002 735,  2001 722,  2000 687,  1999 668,  1998 677,  1997 648,  1996 577,  1995 605,  1994 571,  1993 556
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