Group A runes were most common in Viking Age Denmark
Old Norse Hróaldr (m.)
Hróaldr was a common name throughout Viking Age Scandinavia, appearing in a few Swedish and Danish runic inscriptions. The name is used in modern Scandinavian today as Roald which was given the famous British children’s author Roald Dahl by his parents who were Norwegian immigrants to Wales.
The personal name also appears as the first element in the place-name Rolleston, Nottinghamshire.
Old Norse Name
Features in Saga
Íslendingabók. Landnámabók, ed. Jakob Benediktsson. Íslenzk fornrit I. Reykjavík: Hið íslenzka fornritafélag, 1968, ch. 6, 41-42, 67-68, 126, 195, 208, 245, 269, 310, 334, 344, 373.
The Vinland Sagas, trans. Keneva Kunz. London: Penguin. 2008.
Vestfirðinga sǫgur. ed. Björn K. Þórólfsson and Guðni Jónsson. Íslenzk fornrit VI. Reykjavík: Hið íslenzka fornritafélag, 1943, ch. 6.