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The surname Robbings is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon origin. It is derived from the baptismal name Robin, which was a diminutive of the personal name Robert, and refers to "a son of Robin or Robert."

Robbings Early Origins



The surname Robbings was first found in Middlesex, where the family name Robinus was recorded in the Pipe Rolls of 1198.

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Robbings Spelling Variations


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Robbings Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Robins, Robyns, Robbins, Robbings, Robbens, Robens and many more.

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Robbings Early History


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Robbings Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robbings research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1248, 1279, 1279, 1511, 1562, 1563, 1576, 1576, 1650, 1652, 1600, 1662 and 1628 are included under the topic Early Robbings History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Robbings Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Robbings Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of the family at this time include John Robins (born ca. 1511) , an English politician, Member of Parliament for Dover (1562-1563) and Mayor of Dover (1576-1576); John Robins ( fl. 1650-1652), an English Ranter and...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Robbings Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Philppe Robyns, who came to Virginia in 1585; Edward Robins, who arrived in Virginia in 1615; Isaac Robins, who came to Massachusetts in 1635; Alice Robins, who arrived in Virginia in 1637.

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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Robbings Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Robbings 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.

    This page was last modified on 22 April 2013 at 13:25.

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