Robinson Family Crest

Robinson family crest

Meaning of the colors on the Robinson family crest

Or (Gold) - represents the generous nature of the Robinson family since the early and middle ages.

Vert (green) - symbolizes family members loyalty in love and hope for the future

Argent (silver) - symbolizes the sincerity and peacefulness of the Robinsons.

 

 

 Meaning of the symbols on the Robinson family crest 

The three trefoil symbols - represents eternity and ever-lasting qualities. A symbol with connections to ancient Ireland.

The three stags - symbolizes people of a peaceful and harmonious nature. Those who will not fight unless provoked.

 

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Origins of the Robinson family name

The Robinson family name is thought to be derived from the personal name Robin, which was popular in medieval England.
The name is a literal version of 'Robin's son', used for those with a father by the name of Robin.
 
The name Robin is a diminutive of the name Robert, which means "bright fame." The first recorded use of the Robinson surname is thought to be in the 12th-13th centuries.

 

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Summary of the Robinson family and the Robinson family crest

  • The Robinson family name was first used in medieval England.
  • The name is derived from the Old English given name Robin, meaning "bright" or "shining".
  • The first recorded use of the name Robin is from 12th century England.
  • The Robinson family is of Norman descent, and their first recorded ancestor is Richard de Robin, who was born in 1066.
  • The Robinson family was first found in County Durham, in the north of England.
  • By the 14th century, the Robinson family had spread to other parts of England, including Yorkshire and Lancashire.
  • The name Robin is easily found in the names of other English families from these regions, such as the Robinsons of Yorkshire.
  • The Robinson family has been associated with the town of Robin Hood's Bay in Yorkshire since the 14th century.
    • The Robinson family were among the first settlers in the New World, with members of the family emigrating to America in the 1600s.
    • The Robinson surname is also frequently found in Scotland and Ireland and was also popular in these regions from early times.