Rolland Family Crest, Coat of Arms & Rolland Name Origin

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Origin of the Name Rolland

The origin of the name Rolland was found in the archives. Variants of Rolland include Rowley, Roland and Rolan. This name in Irish is O'Rothlain and the latter variants are the anglicized forms of this. This sept came from Sligo.
A sept or clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory. Irish septs and clans that are related often belong to even larger groups, sometimes called tribes.
They were seated in the parish of Easkey, on the East side of the River Easkey in County Sligo. A record of the death of the master O'Rothlain can be found in the Ancient document the 'Annals of Loch Ce' dated 1337. The variant Rowland appears in Connacht in the person of Doctor Rowland, a Warden of Galway in the year 1597. A notable person of the name was Admiral Sir Josias Rowley, 1765-1842, he being a Leitrim man. In modern times the name is still found to be numerous in its original habitat of County Sligo. Rolland is also a name of English and Scottish origin and as such was brought into Ulster Province in the seventeenth century.
The Rolland coat of arms came into existence centuries ago. The process of creating coats of arms (also often called family crests) began in the eleventh century although a form of Proto-Heraldry may have existed in some countries prior to this. The new art of Heraldry made it possible for families and even individual family members to have their very own coat of arms, including all Rolland descendants.
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