Its source is hrod land, an Ancient Germanic name meaning "Renowned land."
This boy's name is used in Italian and Spanish.
The name Orlando ranked 354th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 332nd in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Arts and Music
Orlando Gibbons (born 1583, died 1625)
Composer of sacred music, madrigals, motets, and fantasies (see list of Composers)