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Where did the Scottish Sandiland family come from? What is the Scottish Sandiland family crest and coat of arms? When did the Sandiland family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Sandiland family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sandilands, Sandylands, Sandelands, Sandlant and others.
First found in Linlithgow, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sandiland research. Another 199 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1336, 1511, 1596, 1st , 1627, 1667, 1645 and 1681 are included under the topic Early Sandiland History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 69 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sandiland Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Sandlant settled in Maryland in 1774.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Spero Meliora
Motto Translation: I hope for better things.
The Sandiland Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sandiland Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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