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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. 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.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    6. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    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 28 November 2016 at 08:51.

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