Hession Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Hession Family History

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


The Irish name Hession is derived from the native Gaelic O'hOisin Sept that was located in the Province of Connaught and especially in Counties Galway and Mayo. In County Tipperary this name has been changed to Hishon and the variant Usher is also sometimes used.

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 Hession Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Ermine Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Chevron Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise
Passion Nails Symbol of the Suffering of Christ
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