Roland, a boy's name of Old German origin, means "renowned land." It was made famous in medieval poems and songs by Charlemagne's eight-foot-tall nephew Roland, who was seen as a romantic hero. Orlando is used as a variation in other languages, while Rolando is a popular Spanish equivalent. It has an undeniably vintage feel, so it's perfect if you're searching for a name for baby that's filled with history and character.
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