Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old German elements hruod meaning "fame" and nand meaning "brave". According to some theories, this was the original form of Roland [2].


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 912.
  2. Drosdowski, Günther. Duden Lexikon der Vornamen. Mannheim, 1968, page 178.
Entry updated December 7, 2022