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Origins Available: French, Scottish


The name Rolant is from that ancient region of France known as Brittany. This particular name is derived from the old Germanic personal name Hrodlant, which is composed of the Old German elements hrod, meaning fame or victory, and lant, meaning land or territory.

Rolant Early Origins



The surname Rolant was first found in Brittany, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Rolant Spelling Variations


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Rolant Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rollan, Rolan, Rolend, Rollend, Rollen, Rauland, Raulend, Rolain, Rollain, Raullen, Raullan, Raulan, Rolands, Rollands, Roling and many more.

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Rolant Early History


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Rolant Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rolant research. Another 619 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 1268, 1510, 1786, 1867, 1642 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Rolant History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolant Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rolant Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rolant Notables 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 or some of its variants were: Joseph Rolland, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; Jacques Rolland, aged 18; settled in Louisiana in 1719; John Rolland settled in Virginia in 1653; Francis Roland settled in Virginia in 1656.

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