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The original Gaelic form of Boillane was O Baoigheallain.

Boillane Early Origins



The surname Boillane was first found in Fermanagh (Irish: Fear Manach) in the southwestern part of Northern Ireland, Province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and were descended from the Heremon line of Kings, more specifically King Colla da Crioch, one of the three famous Kings of Colla, 357 A.D.

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Boillane Spelling Variations


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Boillane Spelling Variations



Before widespread literacy came to Ireland, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Accordingly, numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name Boillane family name. Variations found include Boylan, Boyland, O'Boylan and others.

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Boillane Early History


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Boillane Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boillane research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boillane History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boillane Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boillane Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boillane Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Thousands of Irish families left for North American shores in the 19th century. These people were searching for a life unencumbered with poverty, hunger, and racial discrimination. Many arrived to eventually find such conditions, but many others simply did not arrive: victims of the diseased, overcrowded ships in which they traveled to the New World. Those who lived to see North American shores were instrumental in the development of the growing nations of Canada and the United States. A thorough examination of passenger and immigration lists has disclosed evidence of many early immigrants of the name Boillane: George Boylan who settled in Barbados in 1654; Charles, James, John, Michael, several Patricks, Thomas Boylan, arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.

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