Last name: BOLAND

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BOLAND : This last name is indexed 83,544 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BOLAND : 1: English: habitational name from the district of Bowland (Forest) in North Yorkshire and Lancashire. Robert of Bowland was a member of the garrison of Stirling castle in Scotland in 1339–40 and was presumably a Yorkshireman or a Lancastrian.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beólláin ‘descendant of Beóllán’ an old Irish name of uncertain origin. See Bolan 1.3: Walloon Dutch and German: habitational name from any of several places called Bol(l)and for instance a village in Liège province in Wallonia (Belgium) possibly named for a round piece of land. Compare Bolland.

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