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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rolland

"Rolland" is a name of French origin, and it means "Renowned in the land. Roland was a legendary hero who served Charlemagne". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Rolland

Robert Keith was an actor. He was most active from 1924 to 1924. Robert was given the name Rolland Keith Richey on February 10th, 1898 in Fowler, Indiana, U.S. He left this life on December 22nd, 1966.

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Rolland Courbis is a soccer player for the Stade Rennais F.C., Olympique de Marseille, AC Ajaccio, Olympiacos F.C., FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, AS Monaco FC, and Sporting Toulon Var. Rolland was born on August 12th, 1953 in Marseille.

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Rolland was born on March 24th, 1951 in Franklin, Pennsylvania.

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Rolland Golden is a in the fields of painting, drawing, and lithography. Rolland was given the name Rolland Harve Golden on November 8th, 1931 in New Orleans.

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Rolland Beaumont is a cricketer.

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Rolland Harty Spaulding was a Governor of New Hampshire. He was most active from 1915 to 1917. Rolland was born on March 15th, 1873 in Townsend, Massachusetts. He left this life on March 14th, 1942.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rolland

Romain Rolland was a dramatist, essayist, art historian, novelist, and history of art. He was most prominent from 1902 to 1944. Romain was born on January 29th, 1866 in Clamecy, Nièvre. He breathed his last breath on December 30th, 1944.

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Kayla was born on May 12th, 1993. They left this life on February 29th, 2000.

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Sonia Rolland is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss France 2000, Miss Burgundy 1999, Miss France2000, and MissBurgundy1999. Sonia was born on February 11th, 1981 in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Pierre was born on October 10th, 1986 in Gien, France.

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Alain Rolland is a rugby player.

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How popular is the baby name Rolland in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 0 11
1881 5 0 5
1882 7 0 7
1883 17 0 17
1884 17 0 17
1885 8 0 8
1886 8 0 8
1887 9 0 9
1888 13 0 13
1889 17 0 17
1890 9 0 9
1891 11 0 11
1892 15 0 15
1893 12 0 12
1894 8 0 8
1895 9 0 9
1896 20 0 20
1897 15 0 15
1898 18 0 18
1899 10 0 10
1900 18 0 18
1901 15 0 15
1902 26 0 26
1903 19 0 19
1904 16 0 16
1905 18 0 18
1906 19 0 19
1907 15 0 15
1908 15 0 15
1909 24 0 24
1910 17 0 17
1911 31 0 31
1912 83 0 83
1913 71 0 71
1914 111 0 111
1915 145 0 145
1916 180 0 180
1917 179 0 179
1918 193 0 193
1919 176 0 176
1920 213 0 213
1921 206 0 206
1922 213 0 213
1923 220 0 220
1924 231 0 231
1925 232 0 232
1926 225 0 225
1927 233 0 233
1928 263 0 263
1929 247 0 247
1930 233 5 228
1931 207 0 207
1932 189 0 189
1933 200 0 200
1934 226 0 226
1935 151 0 151
1936 184 0 184
1937 201 0 201
1938 176 0 176
1939 156 0 156
1940 174 0 174
1941 147 0 147
1942 165 0 165
1943 131 0 131
1944 157 0 157
1945 153 0 153
1946 142 0 142
1947 135 0 135
1948 119 0 119
1949 97 0 97
1950 115 0 115
1951 104 0 104
1952 92 0 92
1953 93 0 93
1954 92 0 92
1955 85 0 85
1956 94 0 94
1957 87 0 87
1958 77 0 77
1959 75 0 75
1960 63 0 63
1961 87 0 87
1962 56 0 56
1963 55 0 55
1964 65 0 65
1965 54 0 54
1966 57 0 57
1967 44 0 44
1968 36 0 36
1969 39 0 39
1970 31 0 31
1971 41 0 41
1972 33 0 33
1973 37 0 37
1974 37 0 37
1975 29 0 29
1976 27 0 27
1977 29 0 29
1978 25 0 25
1979 29 0 29
1980 29 0 29
1981 26 0 26
1982 24 0 24
1983 27 0 27
1984 18 0 18
1985 26 0 26
1986 19 0 19
1987 22 0 22
1988 27 0 27
1989 18 0 18
1990 22 0 22
1991 31 0 31
1992 17 0 17
1993 17 0 17
1994 21 0 21
1995 16 0 16
1996 19 0 19
1997 11 0 11
1998 7 0 7
1999 13 0 13
2000 16 0 16
2001 8 0 8
2002 17 0 17
2003 9 0 9
2004 6 0 6
2005 9 0 9
2006 8 0 8
2007 15 0 15
2008 15 0 15
2009 10 0 10
2010 12 0 12
2011 19 0 19
2012 20 0 20
2013 16 0 16
2014 14 0 14
2015 20 0 20
2016 16 0 16
2017 24 0 24

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Popularity of Rolland as a first name

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Popularity of Rolland as a last name

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Common last names for Rolland

  • Smith
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  • Miller
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  • Brown
  • Williams
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  • Davis
  • Hill
  • Wilson
  • Nelson
  • Thompson
  • Harris
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rolland U.S.
  White 69.45% 64.26%
  African American 22.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.04% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rolland

People with the last name Rolland are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rolland

  • What name lists does Rolland rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rolland? Rolland is the 2,548th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rolland was the 10,103rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rolland have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,688 babies born with the first name Rolland in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rolland to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rolland? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Rolland first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rolland is Friday, February 3rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Rolland born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rolland was in 1928 with a total of 263 babies.
  • Random Rolland Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rolland is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Rolland: Your name in reverse order is Dnallor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naroldl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rolland? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,188 people with the last name Rolland.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rolland? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Rolland as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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