Rowland Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Rowland Name Meaning: This name derives from the given name 'Roland',meaning 'renowned in the land'.

This name was popular through out europe in the middle ages,the result of a famous warrior of this time who was killed.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Rowland Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Rowland family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 431
Female Servant 380
Farmer 210
Independent 178
Labourer 160
Male Servant 155
Shoe Maker 74
Tailor 52
Collier 46
Carpenter 43
Pauper 33
Dress Maker 31
Miner 29
Blacksmith 26
Ag Labourer 25
Mason 25
Weaver 22
Coal Miner 21
Lead Miner 19
Bricklayer 19
Butcher 18
Stone Mason 18
Quarry Man 18
Gardener 17
Apprentice 17

Rowland Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Rowland 100% 73,885
2 Roland 86% 3,418
3 Rolland 86% 1,171
4 Rawland 86% 949

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The surname Rowland is the most popular version of all its varients

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