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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #646 most popular

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What does the name "Roland" mean?

Roland (English): Famous land

The name "Roland" is of English origin and it means "Famous land". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Your name in reverse order is "Dnalor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Noadlr". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Roland" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Roland? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95,944 babies born with the name Roland in the United States. That's more than enough Rolands to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 36 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Roland" was in 1924 with a total of 1,822 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rolands)

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roland" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 22 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 1,449 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Roland popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Roland in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Roland

Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Roland was born in 1955 in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany.


Roland Kickinger

Roland Kickinger is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Roland was born in 1968 in Vienna, Austria.


Roland Joffé

Roland Joffé is a film director, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1960 to present. Roland was born in 1945 in London, England, UK.


Roland Rocchiccioli

Roland was born in 1947.


Past life for Roland born Sep 13, 1981

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.