from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Rollo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Norse chieftain who became the first duke of Normandy (860-931)


From Old Norse Hr├│lfr, and from its Old French equivalent, cognates of Rudolph. Brought to England by the Normans, survived in surnames and was revived in the 19th century, partly due to its modern Scandinavian cognate. (Wiktionary)



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