Callan Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Callan Family History

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


The name Callan in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic O'Cathalain sept that was located in counties Armagh and Monaghan. This name is taken from Gaelic words that translate as 'battle mighty' and is also sometimes anglicized as Cahalane and Culhane.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Callan Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Bend A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.
Martlet One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement
Click Here for Wonderful Callan
Christmas, Wedding & Birthday Gifts from Ireland. FREE Worldwide Delivery!

Click Here Now
Get the Callan custom-made
Plaque or Shield with the Callan Family Crest and get a FREE GIFT
Click Here!

Get Callan Coat of Arms Flag. Different styles available and free worldwide delivery.
Click Here!

Click Here Now
Get the discounted Callan High Quality Print and get FREE DELIVERY (limited time offer)
Click Here!

by Michael Green

May Not be Reproduced or Used without Permission
These images and history information are copyright!
You may use up to 4 of them on your personal website but they cannot be used
for any commercial purpose whatsoever. Any attempt to copy large numbers of images
and change them with the intent of passing them off as your own work will be
vigorously contested in the courts of your country.