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Boland Name Study

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Location: Irelandmap
Surnames/tags: boland ireland new_york
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Welcome to the Boland Name Project!

The goal of this study is to compile historical and genealogical information related to the surname Boland, including etymology, immigration, ancestry, and named places/things. In addition, this study aims to improve all profiles on Wikitree that are part of the study by adding sources, family history, images, and connecting to the global family tree.

For more information on One Name Studies, please check out the parent project: One Name Studies.


Coordinator: Allison Mackler
Category: Category:Boland Name Study
G2G Tag: boland_name_study


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  • Allison Mackler - Working on my direct Boland lineage that emigrated from Ireland to NYC.



Boland is the anglicised version of Ó Beólláin. The Ó Beólláin clan held territories in Counties Clare and Offaly, and spread as far north as County Sligo.


Possible variations include Boland, Bolan, Boland, O'Boland, O'Bolan, Bolend, Bolen, Bolland, Bollan, Bollend, Bollen, Bowland, Bowlan, Bowlin, Boulland, Bollander, Bolander, Bollinder, Bolinder, Bollendar, Bolendar, Bollandar, Bowlander, Boulander, Bouland.

This name study covers only the surname Boland until such time as other variations are proven through traditional and/or genetic genealogy.


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