If you are conducting some Dawson family history research then you can view the Dawson 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 Dawson surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Dawson in Ireland is
usually of immigrant origin
having been introduced into
Counties Monaghan and Tipperary
by settlers who arrived from
England especially during the
This name is also frequently
found in Ulster Province and
in County Dublin.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Bend||A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.|
|Engrailed Line/Invecked Line||Signifies Earth or Land|
|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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