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

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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 10809 44213
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 477 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 245 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
0 0 n.a. 1629
  #: 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