Origin : Latin form of Rolf


The name Rollo is a boy's name of German, Estonian origin meaning "wolf". Rollo is a livelier, roly-poly, o-ending version of Roland. Although it sounds modern, Rollo actually was seen regularly on Latin documents in the Middle Ages, though not heard in everyday speech. Historically, it's associated with a powerful Viking leader--who had a wife named Poppa. Rollo May was a well known existential psychologist. There have been Rollos on screen played by Buster Keaton ("The Navigator"), Rainn Wilson ("Juno") and John Cleese ("Fierce Creatures"). Rollo has also been used over the years as a pet form of Roland, Rudolph and Ralph.

Popularity of name Rollo over time

There are 884 people in the U.S. with the first name Rollo, this name was mostly popular in 1918 with popularity 38 .

Rollo is used for Man.

100 percent of people with the first name Rollo are man

0 percent of people with the first name Rollo are woman

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Most Famous People Named Rollo

British actor
English music producer of Rollo and Sister Bliss and Faithless
American psychologist and author
the name of Lelouch's 'brother' in the second season of the anime "Code Geass"
character from P. G. Wodehouse's "The Awakening of Podmarsh"
American ornithologist
series of 28 moral tales of a boy whose experiences on a New England Farm and elsewhere were used to extol the obvious virtues
character in "The Cleveland Show"
Duke of Normandy
English mathematician

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