Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. or-LAN-do

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

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


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   urban   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex  

Name Days

Spain: May 20


Entry updated February 4, 2020