Origins Available: English
The surname Robens 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."
Early Origins of the Robens family
The surname Robens was first found in Middlesex, where the family name Robinus was recorded in the Pipe Rolls
Early History of the Robens family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Robens 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 Robens History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Robens Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Robins, Robyns, Robbins, Robbings, Robbens, Robens and many more.
Early Notables of the Robens family (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 Robens Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Robens family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Robens Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Richard Robens, aged 40, who arrived in Maine in 1812 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Robens (post 1700)
- Alfred Robens (b. 1910), English trade unionist
The Robens 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.