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Irish Surname - Boland

The Irish surname Boland derives from the Irish Gaelic name Ó Beólláin, which means "descendant of Beóllán".

The personal name Beóllán is derived from the Irish word "beól", meaning "mouth" or "lip". It is believed that Beóllán may have been a nickname for someone with a prominent or distinctive feature around their mouth or lips.

The surname Boland is most commonly found in the province of Munster, particularly in counties Tipperary and Waterford, but it is also found throughout Ireland and in Irish diaspora communities around the world.

Famous People with surname Boland

Variations of the surname Boland

Bolan, Bolandt, Bouland, Boulland, Bolander, Bolend, Bolland

Boland Coat of Arms

Black shield with three silver fleurs-de-lis, and a gold chief featuring a red lion passant.

Boland Motto

"Fortitudine et Prudentia" which means "With fortitude and prudence"

Please Note

There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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