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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. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    2. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. 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.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Martine, Roddy, Roderick Martine and Don Pottinger. Scottish Clan and Family Names Their Arms, Origins and Tartans. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1992. 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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