Orlando

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian Orlando ‎(Roland). The Floridian city has been called such since 1857, perhaps to honour the solider Orlando Reeves, who Seminoles had killed there in 1835. (Previously, it had been settled in 1844 as Jernigan.)[1]

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Orlando

  1. A male given name of Italian origin, equivalent to Roland.
    • 2010 Joanne Harris, blueeyedboy, Doubleday, ISBN 9780385609500, page 99:
      St. Oswald's boys were not called Ben. St Oswald's boys were called Leon, or Jasper, or Rufus or Sebastian. A St Oswald's boy can pass off a name like Orlando, can make it sound like peppermint.
  2. A surname derived from the given name.
  3. A city in Florida, see Orlando, Florida.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orlando” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

Italian[edit]

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Orlando ?

  1. A male given name
  2. A surname​.
  3. Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Italian politician
  4. The city in Florida



Portuguese[edit]

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Borrowing from Italian Orlando.

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Orlando m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Roland

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Orlando f

  1. Orlando (a city in Florida, United States)