Curtis Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Curtis Family History

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


The name Curtis has existed in Ireland since the thirteenth century as 'le Curteis' and is of Norman origin. This name was converted to Gaelic as 'de Curteis' and ultimately anglicized as Curtis. Meaning ' well educated man', bearers of this name can mostly be found in Leinster.

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 Curtis Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Martlet One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement
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