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Bourland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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


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

Early History of the Bourland family


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Another 76 words (5 lines of text) covering the year 1625 is included under the topic Early Bourland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bourland Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Bourland family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bourland family to the New World and Oceana


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

Bourland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gabriel L Bourland, who landed in Texas in 1835 [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)
  • Oliver P Bourland, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [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)
  • Caroline Bourland, aged 21, who landed in America from England, in 1892

Bourland Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Miss J. Bourland, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Mrs. B.T. Bourland, who emigrated to America, in 1908
  • B.T. Bourland, who settled in America, in 1908
  • Mrs. Philip Bourland, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Caroline B. Bourland, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bourland (post 1700)


  • Clifford Frederick "Cliff" Bourland (1921-2018), American gold medalist athlete in the 4x400 m relay at the 1948 Summer Olympics
  • William H. Bourland (1811-1860), American politician in the Republic of Texas
  • Stacey Lynn Bourland, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 146th District, 2002; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 9th District, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jimmie Ray Bourland, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 3rd District, 1988 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James A. Bourland, American politician, U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1957-61 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. Virgil Bourland, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1913-17 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. R. Bourland, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1890 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gordon Bourland, American Democrat politician, Chair of Emmet County Democratic Party, 2007 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Barbara Bourland, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1986, 1990, 1996, 1998; Libertarian Candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1994 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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