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96k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Roland

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Famous land
  • #646 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
23k Rolando (Spanish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188036036
188130030
188238038
188336036
188443043
188548048
188655055
188749049
188849049
188960060
189068068
189169069
189280080
189391091
189488088
189597097
189692092
189792092
189897097
18991010101
19001330133
19011130113
19021150115
19031070107
19041390139
19051430143
19061250125
19071320132
19081560156
19091530153
19101910191
19112300230
19125220522
19136110611
19148820882
19151,14251,137
19161,20871,201
19171,29271,285
19181,38501,385
19191,36491,355
19201,50201,502
19211,639101,629
19221,552121,540
19231,68001,680
19241,834121,822#98 boy name
19251,79171,784#98 boy name
19261,717151,702
19271,732191,713
19281,789121,777
19291,741111,730
19301,72891,719
19311,711111,700
19321,622151,607
19331,48181,473
19341,44951,444
19351,48701,487
19361,49551,490
19371,32671,319
19381,43461,428
19391,342131,329
19401,27051,265
19411,28801,288
19421,45551,450
19431,38951,384
19441,27461,268
19451,18501,185
19461,26201,262
19471,43301,433
19481,33401,334
19491,22001,220
19501,19001,190
19511,29701,297
19521,27951,274
19531,27601,276
19541,32201,322
19551,27181,263
19561,22201,222
19571,21661,210
19581,10901,109
19591,16561,159
19601,14651,141
19611,13981,131
19621,06801,068
19631,07001,070
19641,09691,087
19659417934
19668899880
19677990799
19687970797
19697720772
19707479738
197165010640
19725790579
19735630563
19745215516
19755140514
19765198511
19774808472
19784916485
19794727465
19804800480
19814605455
19824200420
198341410404
19844300430
19854140414
19863800380
19874115406
19884340434
19894040404
19903800380
19913590359
19923580358
19933320332
19943240324
19952860286
19963150315
19972540254
19982520252
19992550255
20002570257
20012420242
20022380238
20032480248
20042350235
20052760276
20062650265
20073010301
20082960296
20093040304
20102890289
20113020302
20123120312
20133600360
20144330433

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 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Roland" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 5 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1910. Across the entire United States a total of 191 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 realist, the way you are.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 region near the Rockies? 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 his career being from 1979 to present. Roland was born in 1955 in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, West Germany.

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Roland Kickinger

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

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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.

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Roland Rocchiccioli

Roland was born in 1947.

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Past life for Roland born Oct 4, 1996

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 Northern India approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

Name poster for Roland

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