Roland

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *Hrōþilandą (fame-land). Name of a paladin of Charlemagne in medieval French romance.

Proper noun[edit]

Roland

  1. A male given name.

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Czech[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Roland m

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Roland.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Roland

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Roland.

French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Roland m

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Roland.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Roland

  1. A male given name cognate to English Roland.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as a given name in Germany since the Middle Ages.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with English and French Roland. First recorded as a Swedish name in 1397, but not in common use before the the 20th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Roland

  1. A male given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 47 950 males with the given name Roland living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.