The name Rollon 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 Rollon family
The surname Rollon was first found in Brittany
, where the family has held a family seat
since ancient times.
Early History of the Rollon family
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Rollon 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 Rollon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rollon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rollon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- F Rollon, aged 52, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Contemporary Notables of the name Rollon (post 1700)
- Alton Rollon Romine (b. 1932), American former gridiron football defensive back and a halfback