Name Roland Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Roland


Roland is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Roland?

Roland is a name of Proto-Germanic or Old High German origin (originally Hrodland/Hrodnand).

What does the name Roland mean?

Roland means “famous and brave” or “famous throughout the land” and “from the famous land” (from Old High German “hruod” = fame/praise/glory + “nantha” = brave or “lant” = land/homeland or Proto-Germanic “hrōþiz” = fame +”landą” = land/homeland).

Pronunciation of Roland

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Popularity of the name Roland

The name Roland is ranked #6578 overall.

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