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”.