Orlando
Origin/Usage
Germanic, Spanish
Pronunciation
awr-LAHN-do
Meaning
Famous land
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Orlando is an Italian variant of Roland. Roland is a Medieval English name, derived from the Norman given name 'Rolant', itself derived from the Germanic words 'hrod', which means 'famous or renowned', and 'land', which means 'land or territory'.

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