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The ancestors of the Bolin family came to Scotland with the Normans in the 11th century. The Bolin 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.

Bolin Early Origins



The surname Bolin was first found in Surrey, where they had been granted lands by King William after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bolin Spelling Variations


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Bolin Spelling Variations



There has been great variation in spelling of Scottish names over the centuries. Spelling variations of the name Bolin include Boland, Borland, Bolan, Bolland, Bollin, Boreland and many more.

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Bolin Early History


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Bolin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bolin research. Another 314 words (22 lines of text) covering the year 1625 is included under the topic Early Bolin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bolin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bolin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bolin 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



Settlers of this name who made their way from Scotland to North America include:

Bolin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Bolin, aged 24, landed in America in 1822
  • Johan Anders Bolin, aged 47, arrived in America in 1826
  • M Bolin, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Carl P Bolin, aged 47, arrived in America in 1854
  • Carl Peter Bolin, aged 47, landed in America in 1854
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bolin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bolin (post 1700)



  • Shannon Bolin (1917-2016), American actress from Spencer, South Dakota who sometimes used the pseudonym of Anne Bolin
  • Jane Matilda Bolin LL.B. (1908-2007), first African-American woman to graduate from Yale Law School
  • James Edwin Bolin Sr. (1914-2002), American jurist and politician, judge of the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal and Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Wesley Bolin (1909-1978), American politician
  • Daniel Holbrook "Danny" Bolin, American soccer midfielder
  • Bobby Donald Bolin (b. 1939), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Thomas Richard "Tommy" Bolin (1951-1976), American rock guitarist who played with Zephyr, The James Gang and Deep Purple
  • Axel Bertil Bolin (b. 1923), Swedish lawyer and international official
  • Bert Rickard Johannes Bolin (b. 1925), Swedish meteorologist, recipient of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1988)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Bolin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bolin 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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