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Multiple Origins for the Surname Bollard


English


The Anglo-Saxons of Britain first developed the name Bollard. It was a name given to someone who was a person who worked as a bull herder or a keeper of cattle. The surname Bollard is a name for the bull-herd, and is derived from the Old English word Bulluc, which literally means bullherder.

Bollard Early Origins



The surname Bollard was first found in Suffolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Bollard Spelling Variations


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Bollard Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bollard have been found, including Bullard, Buliard, Bolhard, Bulard, Bulward and others.

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Bollard Early History


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Bollard Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bollard research. Another 393 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1198, 1273, 1275, 1500, 1524, 1672, and 1806 are included under the topic Early Bollard History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bollard Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bollard Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bollard 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bollard, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Bollard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • James Bollard, who landed in Maryland in 1663 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Henry Bollard, who arrived in Maryland in 1678 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Bollard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Dirk Bollard, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jaantje Bollard, who arrived in Baltimore, Nit in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Ravier Bollard, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1893
  • Frederick Bollard, aged 50, who emigrated to the United States from Birmingham, in 1899

Bollard Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jeremiah S. Bollard, aged 32, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1905
  • John Bollard, aged 33, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, England, in 1910
  • Jaremiah Bollard, aged 39, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1912
  • Jeremiah S. Bollard, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1914
  • Jessie S. Bollard, aged 39, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bollard Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Bollard, aged 19, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"
  • Elizabeth Bollard, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"
  • Mary A. Bollard, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Constantine"

Bollard Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Richard Bollard, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Merrington" in 1867

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bollard (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bollard (post 1700)



  • John Bollard (b. 1965), American Roman Catholic priest who sued the Society of Jesus
  • Richard Francis Bollard (1863-1927), New Zealand politician of the Reform Party
  • John Bollard (1839-1915), member of the Parliament of New Zealand
  • John Bollard (1940-2009), judge of the Environment Court of New Zealand
  • Alan Bollard (b. 1951), New Zealand Secretary to the Treasury (19982002) and appointed governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in 2002

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Bollard Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bollard 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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