Popularity:6352
Origin:French
Meaning:Rock, stone; famous landowner
Roel is a boy's name of French origin, meaning "rock" or "stone." It is also a diminutive form of the Germanic name Roland which means "famous landowner." If you're a tennis fan, you may recognize this name from the French Open tournament Roland Garros, titled in honor of a French fighter pilot. Whatever you take from it, Roel is a striking alternative to similar-sounding names such as Raul and Noel.
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