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Among the all the peoples of ancient Scotland, the first to use the name Robyn were the Strathclyde- Britons. It was a name for someone who lived in Peeblesshire. The Robyn surname was also a patronymic name created from the personal name Robin, a pet form of Robert.

Robyn Early Origins



The surname Robyn was first found in Peeblesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd nam Płballan), former county in South-central Scotland, in the present day Scottish Borders Council Area, 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.

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Robyn Early History


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Robyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robyn research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Robyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Robyn Spelling Variations


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Robyn Spelling Variations



The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Robyn has appeared as Robbins, Robbyns, Robens, Robins, Robin and others.

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Robyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Robyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



As the persecution of Clan families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them:

Robyn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wilhim Robyn, aged 30, who arrived in Missouri in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Motto


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Motto



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: Vivit post funera virtus
Motto Translation: Virtue lives after death


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