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The original Gaelic form of Boyelant was O Baoigheallain.

Boyelant Early Origins



The surname Boyelant was first found in Fermanagh (Irish: Fear Manach) in the southwestern part of Northern Ireland, Province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times, and were descended from the Heremon line of Kings, more specifically King Colla da Crioch, one of the three famous Kings of Colla, 357 A.D.

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Boyelant Early History


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Boyelant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boyelant research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boyelant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boyelant Spelling Variations


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Boyelant Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Boyelant revealed spelling variations, including Boylan, Boyland, O'Boylan and others.

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Boyelant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boyelant Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Death and immigration greatly reduced Ireland's population in the 19th century. For the native Irish people poverty, hunger, and racial prejudice was common. Therefore, thousands left their homeland to seek opportunity in North America. Those who survived the journey and the quarantine camps to which they arrived, were instrumental towards building the strong developing nations of the United States and the future Canada. By far, the largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s. These were employed as construction or factory workers. An examination of passenger and immigration lists has shown early immigrants bearing the name Boyelant: George Boylan who settled in Barbados in 1654; Charles, James, John, Michael, several Patricks, Thomas Boylan, arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860.

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