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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rolan



Rolan Early Origins



The surname Rolan was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rolan Spelling Variations


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Rolan Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rowland, Rowlands, Rowlandson, Rolan and many more.

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Rolan Early History


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Rolan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rolan research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1184, 1196, 1296, and 1555 are included under the topic Early Rolan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rolan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rolan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolan In Ireland


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Rolan In Ireland



Some of the Rolan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rolan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wm. Rolan, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895
  • Adam Rolan, aged 18, who landed in America, in 1896
  • John Rolan, aged 21, who landed in America from Carlaw, in 1899

Rolan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Bridget Rolan, aged 17, who emigrated to America, in 1902
  • John Rolan, aged 34, who settled in America from Ireland, in 1908
  • Sarah Rolan, aged 34, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Elisa D. Rolan, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1921
  • Felix Rolan, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States, in 1921

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    10. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
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    The Rolan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rolan 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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