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Gender: M Pronunciation: RO-ahl Meaning of Roald: "famous ruler" Origin of Roald: Norwegian

This intriguing Scandinavian name is associated with Roald Dahl, author of the juvenile classics James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. You can honor an ancestral Ronald just by dropping that middle 'n'.

Famous People Named Roald

Roald Dahl, British novelist
Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, Norwegian explorer
Roald Hoffmann, American theoretical chemist
Roald Edgar Aas, Norwegian speed skater

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