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Rowlan (/ˈrlɔːn/ ROH-lawn)[citation needed] is an Irish Surname and the anglicized version of the name Ó Rothlain English: / ˈrlɔːn/. It, therefore, shares a link with the surnames Rowland, Rowlands, Rollan, Rollin, Rolan, Roland and Rowley.[1][2]

Rowlan Families in the world[edit]

New Zealand[edit]


United States of America[edit]


Oklahoma Land Run

During the Irish diaspora several members of the Rowlan family from County Mayo, Ireland immigrated to the United States as a direct result of the Potato Famine,[4] they eventually settled in Oklahoma Territory during the Land Run.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ O'Hart, John. ''Irish pedigrees: or, The origin and stem of the Irish nation, Volume 2''. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
  2. ^ ''Irish Archaeological Society, Dublin, Volume 2''. Irish Archaeological Society. 1844. Retrieved 2012-09-27.
  3. ^ "Flying Fifteen Worlds - The full story". Retrieved 2012-09-27.
  4. ^ The Famine Immigrants: Lists of Irish Immigrants Arriving at the Port of New York, 1846-1851 : Volume VII, April 1851-December 1851. Genealogical Publishing Com. 2007. ISBN 9780806353593.