Fitzpatrick Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Fitzpatrick Family History

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



FITZPATRICK

The Irish name Fitzpatrick is not of Norman origin as the 'fitz' part of the name might suggest but is derived from the native Gaelic Mac Giolla Padraig Sept. The name literally means 'a devotee of Saint Patrick'. The Sept was located in the County Laoise region. Gilpatrick and Kilpatrick are variants.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Fitzpatrick Coat of Arms


Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
Chief Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle
The Saltire/St. Andrew's Cross signifies the symbol of Resolution
Fleur de Lis Representing Purity and Light. Is also the floral symbol of France