If you are conducting some Close family history research then you can view the Close 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 Close surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Close in Ireland is
derived from the native Gaelic
O'Clusaigh Sept who were
located in County Antrim in the
North of the country.
This name was also introduced
by settlers who arrived into the
Province of Ulster in the
A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Hunting Horn||Symbol of One who is fond of High Pursuits|
|Mullet/Star of Five Points||Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.|
|Water Bougets||Emblem of those who brought Water to an Army|
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