calhoun family crest / calhoun coat of arms
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Brief Family History
Spelling variations include: Colquhoun, Colhoun, Colhoon, Cahoun, Cohoun, Cahoon, Cohoon, Culquhoun, Cahune, Cohune, Cowquhone, Colquhone, Culquhown, Cahoone, Calhoun, Kalhoun, Kulhoun, Kolhoun, Calhoon, Calloon, Culloone, Collune and many more.
First found in Angus where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Mary Cahoone who settled in New York in 1803; John Colquhoon settled in Boston Mass in 1651; Archibald Colquhoon and his wife Anne settled in Wilmington N.C. in 1775.
Motto: Si je puis.
Motto Translated: If I can.
Crest: A deer's head.
Coat of Arms: A silver shield with a black saltire engrailed.