If you are conducting some Henehan family history research then you can view the Henehan 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 Henehan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Henehan, Henaghan
and Henihan in Ireland are derived
from the native Gaelic O'hEineachain
Sept that was located in County
Mayo in the West of the country.
This Sept name was also occasionally
anglicized to Bird by virtue of the fact
that the Gaelic word for bird is 'ean'.
It is in the Western Counties that the
majority of Henehans can still be found.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Griffin||Symbol of Bravery and Vigilance|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Martlet||One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement|
|Pellet/Ogress/Gunstone||Black Roundle which represents a Canon ball|
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