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
, and Perthshire
. The name of these places is thought to mean home-farm.
Early Origins of the Borlan family
The surname Borlan was first found in Surrey
, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Borlan family
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Borlan Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Borlan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Borlan 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.