Roland
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
RO-lənd
Meaning
Famous land
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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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