Given Name ROALD

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Norwegian

Meaning & History

Modern form of the Old Norse name Hróðvaldr or Hróaldr, composed of the elements hróðr "fame" and valdr "ruler". This name was borne by the children's author Roald Dahl (1916-1990).

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hróaldr, Hróðvaldr (Ancient Scandinavian)
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