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The origins of the surname Bolano come from the ancient Occitadin word "bola," or from the Latin "bulla" which means "ball." In some Regions of Spain, the word "bolaños" was used to name the stone balls fired by catapults in the Middle Ages.

Bolano Early Origins



The surname Bolano was first found in the region of Galicia in the North West of the country, bordering with Portugal. However, evidence shows that the Bolano family was also present in the provinces of Valladolid and Cuidad Real.

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Bolano Spelling Variations


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Bolano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bolaños, Bolaño and others.

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Bolano Early History


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Bolano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bolano research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1540, 1549 and 1629 are included under the topic Early Bolano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bolano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bolano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Con la Reconquista guerra con la que los cristianos bajo las órdenes del rey Fernando y la reina Isabel reconquistaron a España y expulsaron a los musulmanes invasores en el año 1492. Dentro de estos nombres de familias se han destacado...

Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bolano 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco De Bolanos who arrived in America in 1512; Alvaro De Bolanos who came to New Spain in 1562; Luis De Bolanos who settled in Honduras in 1574.

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Bolano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bolano 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.

    This page was last modified on 4 October 2013 at 08:35.

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