Crest: A cock crowing, Proper
Motto: Accendit Cantu (He rouses us with song)
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
Cockburn Clan tartan
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There are different opinions as to the origin of this surname.
One connects it to a placename near Duns in Berwickshire, another suggests that it is derived from the old Scots word ‘gowk’ meaning cuckoo and that it is connected to Cukooburn in Roxburghshire.
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