Ford Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Ford Family History

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


The name Ford in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been brought to the country by settlers from England, especially during the seventeenth century. A number of Gaelic Septs adopted Ford as the anglicized form of their name including the O'Fuarain Sept of County Limerick who also changed their name to Foran.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Ford Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Pale Denotes Military Strength and Fortitude
Martlet One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement
Red Rose Signifies Beauty and Grace
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