If you are conducting some Foy family history research then you can view the Foy 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 Foy surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Foy in Ireland is
derived from the native Gaelic
O'Fiaich Sept that has a number
of variants including Fay, Fee, Fey
and even Hunt.
Descendants bearing the name today
can be found mostly in Counties
Fermanagh, Armagh, Cavan and Mayo.
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.|
|Sable/Black||Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.|
|Crescent/Increscent Moon||Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'|
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