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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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    3. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. 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.
    6. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    7. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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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