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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. or-LAN-do
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Meaning & History

Italian form of ROLAND, as used in the epic poems Orlando Innamorato (1483) by Matteo Maria Boiardo and Orlando Furioso (1532) by Ludovico Ariosto. A character in Shakespeare's play As You like It (1599) also bears this name, as does a city in Florida.

Related Names

VariantRolando
Feminine FormOrlanda
Other Languages & CulturesHrodland(Ancient Germanic) Roeland, Roland, Roel(Dutch) Roland, Rolland, Roly, Rowland, Rowley(English) Roland(French) Roland(German) Loránd, Lóránt, Roland(Hungarian) Roland(Medieval French) Roland(Polish) Rolando, Roldão(Portuguese) Rolan(Russian) Rolando, Roldán(Spanish) Roland(Swedish)
Surname DescendantOrlando(Italian)
User SubmissionOrlandó

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