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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.

Borland Early Origins



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

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Borland Spelling Variations


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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.

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Borland Early History


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Borland Early History



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

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Borland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Borland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Borland 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:

Borland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Borland (post 1700)


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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
  • Christine Borland (b. 1965), British artist and one of the Young British Artists
  • Kevin Borland (1926-2000), Australian post-war architect, recipient of 10 RAIA awards
  • Frank "Jiggs" Borland (b. 1925), Canadian soldier and recipient of the French Légion d’honneur during WWII
  • Adrian Borland (1957-1999), English singer, songwriter, and record producer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    9. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    10. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
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    The Borland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Borland 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 11 November 2016 at 12:51.

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