Roland Name Meaning and Origin

Roland is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘German’ origin. The baby name Roland means “Famous Land”.


Roland Origin:

Origin of the name is: “German”



Roland is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “RO + land”


Roland Name Meaning:

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’



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Rawson, Rolly, Rollin, Rollo, Roldan, Rowlando, Rowe, Rowlandson, Rollie, Rolli, Rolin, Rowlands, Rulan, Roley, Rolo, Rolla,


Famous people with this name:

Roland Gerard Barthes, French literary theorist;

Roland Jaime Orzabal (de la Quintana), British singer of band Tears for Fears;

Roland Emmerich, German film director;

Roland “Champ” Bailey, American football player;

Roland Sato Lee Page aka Yung Ro, American rapper;

Roland Dore, French sculptor;

Roland Leighton, English poet




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