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Where did the Scottish Rolick family come from? What is the Scottish Rolick family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rolick family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rolick family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rollo, Rollock and others.
First found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rolick research. Another 300 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rolick History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Rolick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Donald Rollo arrived in New York State in 1820.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: La fortune passe par tout
Motto Translation: The vicissitudes of fortune are common to all.
The Rolick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rolick 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.
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