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Where did the Scottish Borlan family come from? What is the Scottish Borlan family crest and coat of arms? When did the Borlan family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Borlan family history?The ancestors of the Borlan family came to Scotland with the Normans in the 11th century. The Borlan surname is derived from someone who lived in one of the numerous locations named Borland or Boreland in the counties of Dumfriesshire, Galloway, Fife, and Perthshire. The name of these places is thought to mean home-farm.
There has been great variation in spelling of Scottish names over the centuries. Spelling variations of the name Borlan include Boland, Borland, Bolan, Bolland, Bollin, Boreland and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Borlan research. Another 314 words(22 lines of text) covering the year 1625 is included under the topic Early Borlan History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Borlan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Settlers of this name who made their way from Scotland to North America include: David, Elizabeth, Hannah, Henry, Isabel, James, John, Mary, Robert and William Borland, who all arrived in Philadelphia between 1813 and 1856.
The Borlan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borlan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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