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Borland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Borland family


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

Early History of the Borland family


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Borland Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Borland family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Borland family to the New World and Oceana


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

Borland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Borland, who landed in America in 1812 [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)
  • Alexander Borland, who landed in New York in 1815 [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)
  • Jahn Borland, who landed in Maryland in 1824 [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)
  • William John Borland, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [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)
  • David, Elizabeth, Hannah, Henry, Isabel, James, John, Mary, Robert and William Borland, who all, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1813 and 1856

Borland Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Borland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848
  • Isabella Borland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848
  • Jane Borland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848
  • Janet Borland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848
  • John Borland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Borland (post 1700)


  • Thomas Bruce "Spike" Borland (1933-2013), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher who played from 1960 through 1961 for the Boston Red Sox
  • Wesley Louden "Wes" Borland (b. 1975), American rock musician and artist
  • Toby Borland (b. 1969), American Major League Baseball player who played between 1994 and 2004
  • Hal Borland (1900-1978), American author
  • Carroll Borland (1914-1994), American professor, writer, and actor
  • Thomas R. Borland, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1889-93
  • Solon Borland (1808-1864), American Democrat politician,U.S. Senator from Arkansas, 1848-53; U.S. Minister to Nicaragua, 1853-54; Salvador, 1853; Costa Rica, 1853-54; Honduras, 1853
  • Michael Borland, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Auburn, Indiana, 1885-89
  • John Borland, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 18th District, 1856-57
  • Harry A. Borland, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Borland family



HMS Royal Oak

  • Alexander Duthie Borland (d. 1939), British Engine Room Artificer 5th Class with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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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)
  2. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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