The surname Rowlin was first found in Lorraine where they were anciently possessed a seigneurie, which classified them as members of the aristocracy for that reason. Their first elevation to the nobility was in 1532.
Early History of the Rowlin family
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Rowlin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rollin, Rolin, Rollon, Rolon, Rollant, Rolant and many more.
Early Notables of the Rowlin family (pre 1700)
Notable in the family name was Nicolas Rolin (1376-1462), Chancellor to Philip the Good (Philip III, Duke of Burgundy); and Jean (Jehan) Rolin (1408-1483), Burgundian bishop... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rowlin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.