If you are conducting some Garvey family history research then you can view the Garvey 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 Garvey surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Garvey in Ireland
is derived from either the O'Gairbhith
or the MacGairbhith native Gaelic Septs
who were located in Counties Armagh
and Donegal respectively.
The O'Gairbhiths were a branch of
the O'Hanlons of the same area.
Garvan and Garvin are variants
of this name which can also be
derived from the County Kerry
based O'Garbhain Sept.
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.
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Cross Patoncee/Cross Flory||One who had Conquered|
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