If you are conducting some Black family history research then you can view the Black coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Black surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Black in Ireland is
mostly found in Ulster where it is
of Scottish origin and connected
to the Lamont, MacGregor and
Duart clans. It was also brought to
the country by Anglo settlers.
The Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhuibh Sept of
Galway who usually anglicized their
name as Kilduff, occasionally used
Black instead. From the word 'dubh'
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Mullet/Star of Five Points||Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.|
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