Early Origins of the Shayne family
The surname Shayne was first found in Aberdeenshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, some say as early as the 12th century. In this county the name has been found in the parishes of Fyvie, Drumblade, Auchterless, Culsalmond, Forgue, Turriff
, Gamrie and King Edward. The family is said, by C.F. Shand, the family historian, to be descended from Philibert de Shaunde, Earl of Bath in 1485, who in turn, was descended from a noble house in Normandy
. The Earl of Bath, Philibert Shaunde, was created by King Henry II of England
and Normandy. Philibert was styled by the King as "Consanguineus noster.".
Early History of the Shayne family
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Shayne Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Shand, Chand, Schand, Chandai, Shandscross, Shawnd and many more.
Early Notables of the Shayne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Shayne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. Shand who arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Shayne (post 1700)
- Gloria Shayne Baker (1923-2008), born Gloria Adele Shain, an American composer and songwriter best known for composing the Christmas carol "Do You Hear What I Hear?" in 1962
- Shayne Whittington (b. 1991), American basketball player
- Shayne McCosh (b. 1974), retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, brother of Shawn McCosh
- Shayne Greenman (b. 1969), Australian award winning artisan baker, sugar craftsman and culinary artist
- Shayne Hawke (b. 1988), Canadian professional wrestler
- Shayne McMenemy (b. 1976), Australian rugby league player
- Shayne Corson (b. 1966), retired Canadian professional hockey player
- Shayne Leanne Reese OAM (b. 1982), Australian medley and freestyle swimmer at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Shayne Culpepper (b. 1973), American middle distance athlete at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Shayne Adamski, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008 CITATION[CLOSE]
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The Shayne 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: Virtute duce comite fortuna
Motto Translation: With valor my leader and good fortune my companion.