Rolanda is the feminine version of the Germanic name Roland. It was a top baby name in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s, so babies born these days are more likely to have a grandmother with the name. But that doesn't mean it's out of style. Pair it with a cute one-syllable middle name like Pearl or Grace to bring it into the 21st century.

Meaning of the name Rolanda:

German: Famous in the land

Origin of the name Rolanda:

Rolanda is the feminine version of the name Roland. It dates back to medieval Germany and France, and it was brought to England by the Normans.

Symbolism of the name Rolanda:

Because of its meaning, the baby name Rolanda may symbolize fame or popularity.

Style of the name Rolanda:

Modern

Gender of the name Rolanda:

Rolanda is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Rolanda:

ro-LAHN-dah

Number of syllables in the name Rolanda:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Rolanda:

The baby name Rolanda evokes images of someone who is energetic and has a magnetic personality.

Alternative spellings for the name Rolanda:

  • Rollanda
  • Rolannda
  • Rollannda

Nicknames for the name Rolanda:

  • Ro
  • Rolo
  • Rollie
  • Landa

Popularity of the name Rolanda:

According to the Social Security Administration, Rolanda was a top 1,000 baby name for girls between 1968 and 1975. It last ranked at number 912.

Related names for the name Rolanda:

Great middle names for Rolanda and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Rolanda:

Rolandas in popular culture:

  • Rolanda Hooch (character from the “Harry Potter” franchise)