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The ancestors of the Barland family came to Scotland with the Normans in the 11th century. The Barland 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.
The surname Barland was first found in Surrey, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
There has been great variation in spelling of Scottish names over the centuries. Spelling variations of the name Barland include Boland, Borland, Bolan, Bolland, Bollin, Boreland and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barland research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1625 is included under the topic Early Barland History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Barland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Settlers of this name who made their way from Scotland to North America include:
Barland Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Barland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Barland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Barland 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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