Early Origins of the Rolando family
The surname Rolando was first found in Verona, a city in Venetia, Italy and capital of the province of Verona. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Rolando family
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Rolando Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Orlandi, Orlando, Orlandelli, Orlandini, Orlandoni, Orlanducci, Rolando and many more.
Early Notables of the Rolando family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rolando family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rolando Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jacome Rolando, who landed in New Spain in 1835 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Rolando (post 1700)
- Luigi Rolando (1773-1831), Italian anatomist
- Ana Paola Desirée Facchinei Rolando (b. 1956), Venezuelan model, Miss Venezuela (1973)