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Roldan Early Origins



The surname Roldan 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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Roldan Spelling Variations


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Roldan Spelling Variations



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

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Roldan Early History


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Roldan Early History



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

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Roldan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roldan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Roldan In Ireland


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Roldan In Ireland



Some of the Roldan 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:

Roldan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Roldan, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802
  • Santiago Roldan, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1804
  • Bartolome Roldan, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Juan Roldan, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Pontalon Roldan, aged 24, landed in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Roldan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roldan (post 1700)



  • Félix Sanz Roldan (b. 1945), Secretary of State-Director of the National Intelligence Centre, Spain
  • Aristóbulo Domínguez Roldán, Paraguayan pianist and composer
  • Francisco Domínguez Roldán, Cuban radiologist and politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Adam, Frank. Clans Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands 8th Edition. London: Bacon (G.W.) & Co, 1970. Print. (ISBN 10-0717945006).
    3. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    4. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    11. ...

    The Roldan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roldan 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 1 January 2017 at 15:50.

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