Roald - Meaning of Roald

What does Roald mean?

[ 2 syll. roa-(l)(d), ro-ald ] The baby boy name Roald is pronounced ROWaa-L †. Roald is of Old Norse origin and it is used mainly in the Scandinavian language. The meaning of the name is 'famous ruler'.

Variant forms of Roald include the names Roal and Rold.

See also the related categories, ruler (king) and scandinavian.

Roald is rare as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Roald include Raele, Rahul, Railey, Ralee, Raleigh, Raley, Rali, Rally, Raly, Raoul, Raul, Raulo, Rawley, Rawli, Rawlie, Rawly, Raylee, Rayley, Reilly, and Rello.

† English pronunciation for Roald: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

Details of famous persons named Roald:
Author Roald Dahl, born 13 September 1916 - 23 November 1990, Llandaff, Wales.
Explorer Roald Amundsen, born Roald Engebreth Gravning Amundsen 1872, Borge, Norway.



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