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Rolan Family History

Rolan Name Meaning

Spanish (Rolán): from the personal name Rolán a variant of Rolando .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Roldan, Olan, Roan, Ronan, Solan, Rolen, Rogan, Roland, Roman, Wolan

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Where is the Rolan family from?

You can see how Rolan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rolan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rolan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Rolan families living in Quebec. This was about 27% of all the recorded Rolan's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Rolan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rolan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rolan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Student was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rolan. 100% of Rolan men worked as a Student. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Student
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rolan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rolan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 646 military records available for the last name Rolan. For the veterans among your Rolan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rolan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Rolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Rolan in 1949 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

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