Of Germanic origin.

Italian form of the name Roland.

Orlando is a lead character in William Shakespeare’s comedy “As you like it”.

Orlando is, also, the name of a central Florida city in the United States.

Variations of the name are: Rolando, Orland, Roel, Roldão.

Famous bearers are Orlando Bloom, Orlando Scandrick, Orlando Brown, Orlando Hernández, Orlando Jones.

British actor Orlando Bloom became a worldwide known film star, after director Peter Jackson asked him to audition for his upcoming film trilogy “The Lord of the Ring”.