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The name Rolon 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.

Rolon Early Origins



The surname Rolon was first found in Brittany, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Rolon Spelling Variations


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Rolon Spelling Variations



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.

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Rolon Early History


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Rolon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rolon research. Another 619 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 1268, 1510, 1786, 1867, 1642 and 1678 are included under the topic Early Rolon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rolon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rolon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rolon Notables 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 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rolon (post 1700)



  • Marcelo Rolon (b. 1984), Paraguayan footballer
  • Ignacio Rolon (b. 1974), Paraguayan footballer
  • Luis Román Rolon (b. 1968), retired boxer from Puerto Rico
  • General Raimundo Rolon (1903-1981), President of Paraguay
  • Zenón Rolon (1856-1902), Afro Argentine musician and composer

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Rolon Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Rolon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rolon 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 11 February 2016 at 20:21.

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