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Rowlan (/ˈrlɔːn/ ROW-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. 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''. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Flying Fifteen Worlds - The full story". Retrieved 2012-09-27.