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The original Gaelic form of Boyland was O Baoigheallain.

Boyland Early Origins



The surname Boyland 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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Boyland Spelling Variations


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Boyland Spelling Variations



Pronunciation, rather than spelling, guided scribes and church officials when recording names during the Middle Ages. This practice often resulted in one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname Boyland are preserved in these old documents. The various spellings of the name that were found include Boylan, Boyland, O'Boylan and others.

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Boyland Early History


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Boyland Early History



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

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Boyland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boyland Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Boyland 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



A massive amount of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century for North America and Australia in hopes of finding more opportunities and an escape from discrimination and oppression. A great portion of these migrants arrived on the eastern shores of the North American continent. Although they were generally poor and destitute, and, therefore, again discriminated against, these Irish people were heartily welcomed for the hard labor involved in the construction of railroads, canals, roadways, and buildings. Many others were put to work in the newly established factories or agricultural projects that were so essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the world. The Great Potato Famine during the late 1840s initiated the largest wave of Iris immigration. Early North American immigration and passenger lists have revealed a number of people bearing the name Boyland or a variant listed above:

Boyland Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Boyland, who landed in America in 1764

Boyland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John, Patrick, Richard, Thomas, and William Boyland arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boyland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boyland (post 1700)



  • William Frank Boyland, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1982-2001
  • Tracy L. Boyland, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000; Candidate in primary for New York State Senate 18th District, 2006
  • Thomas Boyland, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 54th District, 1977-82
  • H. G. Boyland (b. 1832), American Republican politician, Member of South Dakota State Senate 36th District, 1899-1900, 1903-04
  • Steve Boyland, New Zealand former association football player
  • William Frank Boyland Jr., New York State Assembly representative
  • Ari Boyland (b. 1987), New Zealand stage and television actor
  • Professor Eric Boyland, Biochemist at the Institute for Cancer Research in London

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    8. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Boyland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boyland 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 16 November 2015 at 10:43.

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