Rolan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Origins Available: English
The Rolan surname is derived from the Irish Gaelic "Ó Rothlain," a patronymic
, meaning "descendant of Rothlan."
Early Origins of the Rolan family
The surname Rolan was first found in County Mayo
(Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland
in the province of Connacht
, in Connacht
. The chief of the O Rothlain sept or Clan
held a family seat
in the parish of Easkey, on the east side of the river Easkey in County Sligo.
Early History of the Rolan family
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Rolan Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rowland, Rowlan, Rowlands, Rollan, Rollin, Rolan and many more.
Early Notables of the Rolan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rolan family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rolan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Wm. Rolan, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
- Adam Rolan, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1896
- John Rolan, aged 21, who landed in America from Carlaw, in 1899
Rolan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Bridget Rolan, aged 17, who emigrated to America, in 1902
- John Rolan, aged 34, who settled in America from Ireland, in 1908
- Sarah Rolan, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1920
- Elisa D. Rolan, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1921
- Felix Rolan, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921
Rolan Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Miss. Catherine Rolan who was emigrating through Grosse Isle Quarantine Station, Quebec aboard the ship "Venilia" departing 28th May 1847 from Limerick, Ireland; the ship arrived on 11th July 1847 but she died on board CITATION[CLOSE]
Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 94)
Rolan Family Crest Products
- ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 94)