in the 11th century. The Bollain surname is derived from someone who lived in one of the numerous locations named Borland or Boreland in the counties of
. The name of these places is thought to mean
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There has been great variation in spelling of Scottish names over the centuries. Spelling variations
of the name Bollain include Boland, Borland, Bolan, Bolland, Bollin, Boreland and many more.
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.