Collins Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Collins Family History

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


The name Collins was adopted by a large number of native Irish families in the seventeenth century. It is among the fifty most frequently found in the country. The O'Coileains and the O'Cuilleains were the main Septs based in Limerick and Cork respectively and it is in these Counties that the majority of descendants can still be found.

A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Collins Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
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