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Rolen Early Origins



The surname Rolen 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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Rolen Spelling Variations


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Rolen Spelling Variations



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

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Rolen Early History


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Rolen Early History



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

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Rolen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rolen Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Rolen In Ireland


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Rolen In Ireland



Some of the Rolen 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:

Rolen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. Rolen, aged 27, who arrived in America from Liverpool, England, in 1896

Rolen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Roy Rolen, aged 19, who arrived in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1918
  • Erling Rolen, aged 19, who arrived in America, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolen (post 1700)



  • Scott Bruce Rolen (1975-1996), American former Major League Baseball third baseman who played from 1996 to 2012, eight-time Gold Glove winner and seven-time All-Star

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Rolen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    4. 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).
    5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    6. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    10. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
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    The Rolen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rolen 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 18 June 2016 at 10:41.

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