If you are conducting some Cochrane family history research then you can view the Cochrane 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 Cochrane surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Cochrane in Ireland is
often of immigrant origin having
been brought to Ulster by settlers
from Scotland, especially during
the seventeenth century.
The native Gaelic O'Corcrain and
Mac Corcrain Septs of Counties
Fermanagh and Offaly sometimes
adopted Cochrane as the anglicized
form of their name, instead of the
more usual Corcoran.
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 Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Boar||Represents the bearing of a Warrior|
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