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Woburn Early Origins



The surname Woburn was first found in Kent where the family name was first referenced in the year 1212 when Wybern of Kent held estates at Keistret in that shire.

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Woburn Spelling Variations


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Woburn Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wyborn, Wyburn, Wybourn, Wiborn, Wiburn, Wybron, Whyborn, Whyburn, Wibourn, Wibourne and many more.

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Woburn Early History


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Woburn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Woburn research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1241, 1275, 1455, 1487, 1533 and 1606 are included under the topic Early Woburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Woburn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Woburn Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Woburn 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: John and James Wyborne settled in Boston, Mass in 1653; John Wyborne settled in New England in 1660; and another John Wyborn settled in 1760.

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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: Fama perennis erit
Motto Translation: Thy fame shall be enduring.


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Woburn Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Woburn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Woburn 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 12 June 2015 at 08:26.

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