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Irish Surname - Harbison

Origin of the Irish surname Harbison

The Irish surname Harbison is an anglicised form of the Gaelic name Ó hArbhasáin, derived from the personal name Arbhasán, which is a diminutive of the Old Irish word "airbse," meaning "descendant of the abbot." The Harbison surname is most commonly found in the Ulster region, particularly in counties Donegal, Antrim, and Tyrone.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Harbison

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Harbison

The Harbison coat of arms features a gold shield with three red roses and a black chevron, symbolising protection and faithful service. The crest displays a hand holding a red rose, which represents hope and joy. The motto "In Domino confido" translates to "In the Lord, I trust," reflecting the family's strong Christian faith.

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There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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