bain family crest / bain coat of arms
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Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Bean, Beane, Beyn, Bayn, Bene, Bane, Baine, Beine, Bayne, Beyne, Been, Beaine, MacBain, MacBean, MacVain, MacBean, MacVan and many more.
First found in Invernessshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Alexander Bean who settled in Georgia in 1775; Duncan Bean who settled in Jamaica in 1716; Alexander Bain who settled in Maryland in 1774; John Baine settled in south Carolina in 1716.
Motto: Touch not the catt bot a targe.
Motto Translated: Touch not the cat without a shield.
Crest: A mountain lion holding a shield.
Coat of Arms: Quarterly: Gold with a red lion; Silver with a red right hand; Silver with a dagger; Gold with a blue galley.