If you are conducting some Coyne family history research then you can view the Coyne 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 Coyne surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Coyne in Ireland is
derived from the native Gaelic
O'Cadhain Sept, taken from a
Gaelic word meaning 'wild goose'.
The main Sept was located in the
Province of Connaught and especially
in County Mayo where the name is
still prominent. Variants include
Kyne, Kilcoyne and Barnacle.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Bend||A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.|
|Canton||An Honorable charge|
|Martlet||One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement|
|Spear-Heads/Pheons||Symbol of 'Readiness for Military Service'|
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