Callahan Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Callahan Family History

If you are conducting some Callahan family history research then you can view the Callahan 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 Callahan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The Irish names Callahan and Callaghan are derived from the native Gaelic O'Ceallachain Sept. The name is taken from a word meaning 'strife'. Ceallachain was a ninth century King of Munster and it is in Cork that a large proportion of descendants can still be found. The Sept moved to County Clare in the seventeenth century where the town of O'Callaghans Mills still exists.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Callahan Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Vert/Green Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love
Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves Symbol of Antiquity and Strength
The Wolf Symbolising the rewards of perseverance in long sieges or industry
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