If you are conducting some Dillon family history research then you can view the Dillon 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 Dillon surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish name Dillon is of
Norman origin having been brought
to the country by settlers in the
The major point of settlement was
in County Westmeath from where the
Sept spread into Counties Roscommon
and Mayo. It is in these Counties
that the majority of descendants
can still be found.
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.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Crescent/Increscent Moon||Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
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