Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. or-LAN-do(Italian)
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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

VariantsRolando(Italian) Rolando, Roldán(Spanish) Rolando, Roldão(Portuguese)
Feminine FormOrlanda(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesRoeland, Roland, Roel(Dutch) Roland, Rolland, Rollie, Roly, Rowland, Rowley(English) Roland(French) Roland(Georgian) Roland(German) Hrodland(Germanic) Loránd, Lóránt, Roland(Hungarian) Roland(Medieval French) Roland(Polish) Rolan(Russian) Roland(Slovak) Roland(Swedish)
Surname DescendantOrlando(Italian)
User SubmissionOrlandó

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Name Days

Spain: May 20

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Entry updated January 21, 2022