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Goodburn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The age-old Pictish-Scottish family name Goodburn is derived from the Old Norse personal name Guthbrand.

Early Origins of the Goodburn family


The surname Goodburn 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, some say, as early as the 12th century.

Early History of the Goodburn family


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Goodburn Spelling Variations


In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Goodburn has been spelled Goodbrand, Goodbrang, Goodbran, Goodbairn, Gweebran and many more.

Early Notables of the Goodburn family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Goodburn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Goodburn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Goodburn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  • Mary Ann Goodburn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm
  • Sarah Goodburn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Senator" in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Goodburn (post 1700)


  • Kelly Joe Goodburn (b. 1962), former American NFL football punter for the Kansas City Chiefs (1987–1990) and the Washington Redskins (1990–1993), Super Bowl champion: (XXVI)
  • Glynis Carol Goodburn (b. 1951), birth name of Glynis Penny, an English retired female long-distance runner from England, who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s
  • Adam Goodburn, Australian actor, known for The Fairies (2005), Nursery Rhymes (2010) and The Fairies: Christmas Wishes in Fairyland (2011)

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SENATOR 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Senator.htm

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