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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. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    4. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
    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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