Harkin Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Harkin Family History

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


The name Harkin in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic O'hEarcain Sept that was based in County Donegal in the North-West of the country. The name is taken from a Gaelic word meaning 'red' and variants include Harkins, and O'Harkan.

A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Harkin Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Indented Line Represents Fire
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