Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from the baptismal nameJollan. Baptismal names began to appear as surnames relatively late in the growth of the naming tradition. This is a little surprising, given the popularity of biblical figures in the Christian countries of Europe. Nevertheless, surnames derived from baptismal names grew in popularity during the Middle Ages, and have become one of the foremost sources for surnames.
Early Origins of the Golland family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Golland family
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Golland Spelling Variations
spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Golland has been recorded under many different variations, including Jolland, Jollan, Jolan, Jolin, Joline, Jalland, Golland, Gollan, Golan and many more.
Early Notables of the Golland family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Golland family to Ireland
Some of the Golland family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Golland family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Golland or a variant listed above:
Golland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Golland Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
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