Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Nolan Surname Origin
Irish (Leinster and Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nualláin ‘descendant of Nuallán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of nuall ‘famous’, ‘noble’.
Nolan Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Nolan family history than the origin of your surname:
A Nolan Family History Thought:
'He who has no knaves, fools, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightening.' --Old English Proverb