Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name 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 Gollin family
Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Gollin family
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Gollin Spelling Variations
hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Gollin are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Gollin include: Jolland, Jollan, Jolan, Jolin, Joline, Jalland, Golland, Gollan, Golan and many more.
Early Notables of the Gollin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gollin family to Ireland
Some of the Gollin family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Gollin family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Gollin or a variant listed above:
Gollin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Gollin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Gollin (post 1700)
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