Roland

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

German younger form of Hrōdland [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Hrōdland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Roland
Genitive: Rolands
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Roland
Genitive: Rolandin
Partitive: Rolandia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Roland
Genitive: Rolands
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Roland
Genitive: Rolands

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

4 September

Sweden Sweden

9 August

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Karl Axel Roland Otterbjörk (6 February 1925 - 25 December 1984), Swedish onomast

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 1 10997 44897
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 473 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 248 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 1551
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Roland.

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [12]

References

  1. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi