Raburn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Raburn family

The surname Raburn was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, 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.

Early History of the Raburn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Raburn research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1331, 1468, and 1544 are included under the topic Early Raburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Raburn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ryburn, Raeburn, Rayburn, Reburn, Reyburn and others.

Early Notables of the Raburn family (pre 1700)

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Raburn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Raburn family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Reburn settled in Philadelphia in 1812; Joseph Reyburne settled in Virginia in 1698.


Contemporary Notables of the name Raburn (post 1700) +

  • Raburn Monroe, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1940 [1]


The Raburn 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: Robur in Deo
Motto Translation: God is our strength.


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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