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Bollain History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Scottish


The ancestors of the Bollain family came to Scotland with the Normans 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 Dumfriesshire, Galloway, Fife, and Perthshire. The name of these places is thought to mean home-farm.


Early Origins of the Bollain family


The surname Bollain was first found in Surrey, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

Early History of the Bollain family


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Bollain Spelling Variations


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.

Early Notables of the Bollain family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bollain family to the New World and Oceana


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.

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