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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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Rolan Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    9. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    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 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 4 December 2014 at 15:47.

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