If you are conducting some Egan family history research then you can view the Egan 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 Egan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish name Egan is derived
from the native Gaelic Mac Aodhagain
Sept that was located in Counties
Galway and Tipperary. The name
translates as 'son of Egan'. MacEgan
is a seldom used variant.
This Sept name was also sometimes
anglicized as Keegan which can be
found mostly in the County Dublin
and County Roscommon regions.
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.
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|Bend||A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.|
|Tower/Castle||Denotes Grandeur and a place in Society|
|Plate||Representing a Silver Coin|
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