Origins Available: French
The name Rollant is from that ancient region of France known as Brittany
. This particular name is derived from the old Germanic personal name
Hrodlant, which is composed of the Old German elements hrod, meaning fame or victory, and lant, meaning land or territory.
Early Origins of the Rollant family
The surname Rollant was first found in Brittany
, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Rollant family
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Rollant Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rolland, Roland, Rollan, Rolan, Rolend, Rollend, Rollen, Rauland, Raulend, Rolain, Rollain, Raullen, Raullan, Raulan, Rolands, Rollands, Roling and many more.
Early Notables of the Rollant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rollant family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Rolland, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; Jacques Rolland, aged 18; settled in Louisiana in 1719; John Rolland settled in Virginia in 1653; Francis Roland settled in Virginia in 1656.