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Roland Name Meaning

French, German, English, and Scottish: from a Germanic personal name composed hrod ‘renown’ + -nand ‘bold’, assimilated to -lant ‘land’. Compare Rowland. Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruadháin (see Ruane, Rowan).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Roland Family Origin

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Roland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roland. A less common occupation for the Roland family was Farming. The most common Roland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Roland's were Farmers.

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Roland Life Expectancy

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