Given Name ROLLO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RAHL-o  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Roul, the Old French form of ROLF. Rollo (or Rolf) the Ganger was an exiled Viking who, in the 10th century, became the first Duke of Normandy. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
VARIANT: Rolo
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hrodulf, Hrolf (Ancient Germanic), Hrólfr, Hróðólfr (Ancient Scandinavian), Hroðulf, Hrothulf (Anglo-Saxon), Rudolf (Armenian), Rudolf (Croatian), Rudolf (Czech), Rolf, Rudolf (Danish), Roelof, Rudolf (Dutch), Rodolphe (French), Rolf, Rudolf (German), Rudolf (Hungarian), Rodolfo (Italian), Roul (Medieval English), Roul (Medieval French), Rolf, Rudolf (Norwegian), Rudolf (Polish), Rodolfo (Portuguese), Rudolf (Russian), Rudolf (Slovene), Rodolfo (Spanish), Rolf, Rudolf, Roffe (Swedish)

Categories

Animal Crossing characters, history, nobility, Redwall characters, Tolkien characters
Entry updated July 2, 2008