Cummings Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Cummings Family History

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


The Irish names Cummings and Cummins are derived from the native Gaelic O'Comain Sept in Munster and from the O'Cuimin Sept in Connaught. There are a number of other versions of these Gaelic names including Commons and Hurley.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Cummings Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Ermine Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Chevron Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise
Wheatsheaf/Garb Symbol of Plenty
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