Rollo
Overview
 
Rollo has multiple meanings. It may mean:

a first name
  • Rollo Armstrong
    Rollo Armstrong
    Rollo Armstrong is one half of the music producers/remixers team Rollo and Sister Bliss and is a founding member of the electronic music group Faithless.-Early life:...

    , member of British dance act Faithless
  • Rollo May
    Rollo May
    Rollo May was an American existential psychologist. He authored the influential book Love and Will during 1969. He is often associated with both humanistic psychology and existentialist philosophy. May was a close friend of the theologian Paul Tillich...

    , American psychologist
  • Rollo of Normandy
    Rollo of Normandy
    Rollo , baptised Robert and so sometimes numbered Robert I to distinguish him from his descendants, was a Norse nobleman of Norwegian or Danish descent and founder and first ruler of the Viking principality in what soon became known as Normandy...

    , the founder and first ruler of the Viking principality in what soon became known as Normandy (in Old Norse sources identified with Hrolf Ganger)
  • Rollo Weeks
    Rollo Weeks
    Rollo Weeks is a British actor, the son of Robin and Susan Weeks, and the brother of Honeysuckle Weeks and Perdita Weeks, both actresses. His name means "famous wolf".-Acting:...

     (born 1987), British actor


a last name
  • Clan Rollo
    Clan Rollo
    Clan Rollo is a Lowland Scottish clan.-Origins of the Clan:The Clan Rollo are of Norman origin. However they can trace their roots to the feared Norsemen who raided the coast of England and Scotland in the seventh and eighth centuries...

    , Scottish clan
    • Lord Rollo
      Lord Rollo
      Lord Rollo, of Duncrub in the County of Perth, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1651 for Sir Andrew Rollo. His great-great-grandson, the fifth Lord, was a Brigadier-General in the Army and fought in North America during the Seven Years' War. He died without surviving male...

      , the clan chief
  • Jimmy Rollo
    Jimmy Rollo
    James Stuart "Jimmy" Rollo is an English footballer who is the current captain of Bath City.-Career:Born in Wisbech, Rollo began his career at Walsall as a trainee but made just one first-team appearance for the side in the Football League Trophy as a substitute before being released...

    , English footballer
  • Piero Rollo, Italian boxer
  • Primula Rollo, first wife of actor David Niven
    David Niven
    James David Graham Niven , known as David Niven, was a British actor and novelist, best known for his roles as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther...

  • Sir William Rollo
    Bill Rollo
    Lieutenant General Sir William Raoul Rollo KCB CBE is a British Army officer.-Military career:Rollo was commissioned into the Blues and Royals as a Second Lieutenant , 4 September 1977. His commission was confirmed and he was promoted to Lieutenant on 4 September 1977. He was promoted to Captain...

    , a British Army officer


a fictional character
  • Rollo, character in books by Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott was an American writer of children's books.-Biography:Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott...

  • King Rollo
    King Rollo
    King Rollo was a children's character created by David McKee in 1979, starring in a series of books, animations , and a comic strip in the magazine Buttons...

    , a children's cartoon character
  • Rollo, the rich little kid in Nancy
    Nancy (comic strip)
    Nancy is an American daily and Sunday comic strip, originally written and drawn by Ernie Bushmiller and distributed by United Feature Syndicate....

    comic books and the comic strip
  • Rollo Tomasi, the name given to an anonymous criminal by Edmund Exley in the novel and movie L.A.
Encyclopedia
Rollo has multiple meanings. It may mean:

a first name
  • Rollo Armstrong
    Rollo Armstrong
    Rollo Armstrong is one half of the music producers/remixers team Rollo and Sister Bliss and is a founding member of the electronic music group Faithless.-Early life:...

    , member of British dance act Faithless
  • Rollo May
    Rollo May
    Rollo May was an American existential psychologist. He authored the influential book Love and Will during 1969. He is often associated with both humanistic psychology and existentialist philosophy. May was a close friend of the theologian Paul Tillich...

    , American psychologist
  • Rollo of Normandy
    Rollo of Normandy
    Rollo , baptised Robert and so sometimes numbered Robert I to distinguish him from his descendants, was a Norse nobleman of Norwegian or Danish descent and founder and first ruler of the Viking principality in what soon became known as Normandy...

    , the founder and first ruler of the Viking principality in what soon became known as Normandy (in Old Norse sources identified with Hrolf Ganger)
  • Rollo Weeks
    Rollo Weeks
    Rollo Weeks is a British actor, the son of Robin and Susan Weeks, and the brother of Honeysuckle Weeks and Perdita Weeks, both actresses. His name means "famous wolf".-Acting:...

     (born 1987), British actor


a last name
  • Clan Rollo
    Clan Rollo
    Clan Rollo is a Lowland Scottish clan.-Origins of the Clan:The Clan Rollo are of Norman origin. However they can trace their roots to the feared Norsemen who raided the coast of England and Scotland in the seventh and eighth centuries...

    , Scottish clan
    • Lord Rollo
      Lord Rollo
      Lord Rollo, of Duncrub in the County of Perth, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1651 for Sir Andrew Rollo. His great-great-grandson, the fifth Lord, was a Brigadier-General in the Army and fought in North America during the Seven Years' War. He died without surviving male...

      , the clan chief
  • Jimmy Rollo
    Jimmy Rollo
    James Stuart "Jimmy" Rollo is an English footballer who is the current captain of Bath City.-Career:Born in Wisbech, Rollo began his career at Walsall as a trainee but made just one first-team appearance for the side in the Football League Trophy as a substitute before being released...

    , English footballer
  • Piero Rollo, Italian boxer
  • Primula Rollo, first wife of actor David Niven
    David Niven
    James David Graham Niven , known as David Niven, was a British actor and novelist, best known for his roles as Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther...

  • Sir William Rollo
    Bill Rollo
    Lieutenant General Sir William Raoul Rollo KCB CBE is a British Army officer.-Military career:Rollo was commissioned into the Blues and Royals as a Second Lieutenant , 4 September 1977. His commission was confirmed and he was promoted to Lieutenant on 4 September 1977. He was promoted to Captain...

    , a British Army officer


a fictional character
  • Rollo, character in books by Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott was an American writer of children's books.-Biography:Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott...

  • King Rollo
    King Rollo
    King Rollo was a children's character created by David McKee in 1979, starring in a series of books, animations , and a comic strip in the magazine Buttons...

    , a children's cartoon character
  • Rollo, the rich little kid in Nancy
    Nancy (comic strip)
    Nancy is an American daily and Sunday comic strip, originally written and drawn by Ernie Bushmiller and distributed by United Feature Syndicate....

    comic books and the comic strip
  • Rollo Tomasi, the name given to an anonymous criminal by Edmund Exley in the novel and movie L.A. Confidential
  • Rollo, a character on the American television show Sanford and Son
    Sanford and Son
    Sanford and Son is an American sitcom, based on the BBC's Steptoe and Son, that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977....

  • Rollo Lee, the lead character in the film Fierce Creatures
    Fierce Creatures
    Fierce Creatures is a 1997 comedy film. Although not a sequel, it was a follow-up to the wildly popular A Fish Called Wanda, starring the same four actors, John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and Michael Palin...

    , played by John Cleese
    John Cleese
    John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, comedian, writer, and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report...

    .


other uses
  • Rollo, a crab fishing boat in the fleet at Dutch Harbor, during the late 1970s and early 1980s
  • The local nickname for the Finnish city of Rovaniemi
    Rovaniemi
    Rovaniemi is a city and municipality of Finland. It is the administrative capital and commercial centre of Finland's northernmost province, Lapland. It is situated close to the Arctic Circle and is between the hills of Ounasvaara and Korkalovaara, at the confluence of the Kemijoki River and its...

  • Rollo Department
    Rollo Department
    Rollo is a department or commune of Bam Province in north-western Burkina Faso. Its capital lies at the town of Rollo. According to the 1996 census the department has a total population of 25,631. In 2007, as part of political decentralisation, new Mayors were elected to replace the existing local...

    , a department of Bam Province in north-western Burkina Faso
    • Rollo
      Rollo, Burkina Faso
      Rollo is a small town of 7783 people and the capital of Rollo Department, Bam Province, Burkina Faso, West Africa.. The Départment of Rollo has 25,000 adults, and in 2007, as part of national political decentralisation, Issa Ouermi was elected mayor of the Rollo Department.Rollo is reached by an...

      , a town in the Rollo Department, Burkina Faso
  • Rollo, a side-project from Atsuo, the drummer of Japanese metal band Boris (band)
    Boris (band)
    is a Japanese experimental rock band, known for often combining and switching between different music genres including drone metal, sludge metal, noise rock, psychedelic rock, ambient and pop...

  • Rollo, a chocolate coated swiss roll
    Swiss roll
    A Swiss roll or jelly roll is a type of sponge cake roll. The thin cake is made of eggs, flour and sugar and baked in a very shallow rectangular baking tray, called a sheet pan. The cake is removed from the pan and spread with jam or buttercream, rolled up, and served in circular slices.The...

     manufactured by Ceylon Biscuits Limited


See also:
  • Rolo
    Rolo
    Rolo is a brand of truncated-cone-shaped or frustum-shaped chocolates with a caramel centre, the shape resembling that of a shallow inverted bucket or tub or a traditional lampshade. They are made by Nestlé, except in the United States where production has been under licence by The Hershey Company...

    , a chocolate-covered caramel candy
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