"famous ruler"

Roald Origin and Meaning

The name Roald is boy's name of Norwegian origin meaning "famous ruler".
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'.

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Famous People Named Roald

  • Roald DahlBritish novelist
  • Roald Engelbregt Gravning AmundsenNorwegian explorer
  • Roald HoffmannAmerican theoretical chemist
  • Roald Edgar AasNorwegian speed skater